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Definition of righteous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    righteous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈraɪtʃəs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1morally right and good a righteous God
  2. 2that you think is morally acceptable or fair righteous anger/indignation, etc. see also self-righteous
righteously
 
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adverb
righteousness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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