Definition of righteousness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈraɪtʃəsnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈraɪtʃəsnəs//
    [uncountable] (formal)
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  1. 1behaviour that is morally right or good, especially according to a religion to follow the path of righteousness an ideal of justice and righteousness
  2. 2the feeling that what you are doing is morally acceptable or fair His sense of his own righteousness left him inflexible.

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