Antonyms for righteous:
Synonyms for righteous:
irreproachable, angelical, pure, good, upstanding, fair, noble, principled, law-abiding, forthright, honest, virtuous, worthy, honorable, saintly, creditable, unimpeachable, moral, true, untarnished, estimable, blameless, right-minded, respectable.
innocent, sterling, blameless, creditable, upright, pure, honorable, saintly, ethical, law-abiding, moral, just, noble, angelic, right-minded, worthy, guiltless, fair, holy, sinless, virtuous, irreproachable.
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Usage examples for righteous:
- There was a little knot of crooked old ladies who were righteous overmuch, and several sour old maids whose only occupation seemed to be to make remarks on any person who had anything different in dress, manners, or appearance from what they considered the type of the becoming. - "Jacqueline, Complete", (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
- He may have made a most righteous end- since it was no longer in his power to do evil! - "The Flute of the Gods", Marah Ellis Ryan.