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righteous

adjective uk   us   /ˈraɪ.tʃəs/ formal
morally correct: He was regarded as a righteous and holy man. an outburst of righteous anger
righteously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
righteousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/

righteous

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˈraɪ.tʃəs/ formal
the righteous people who behave in a way that is morally correct
Translations of “righteous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 正義的, 公正的, 正當的…
in Russian праведный, справедливый…
in Turkish doğru, dürüst, âdil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正义的, 公正的, 正当的…
in Polish sprawiedliwy, słuszny…
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