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Meaning of “righteous” - Learner’s Dictionary

righteous

adjective     /ˈraɪtʃəs/
morally right and for good moral reasons: righteous anger/indignation Virtue and moral good
righteousness noun [U] →  See also self-righteous
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…
(Definition of righteous from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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