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1. righteousness

noun. ['ˈraɪtʃəsnəs'] adhering to moral principles.

Synonyms

  • impeccability
  • uprightness
  • honesty
  • justness
  • honor
  • morality
  • honourableness
  • piousness
  • honestness
  • piety
  • rectitude
  • justice
  • honorableness

Antonyms

  • dishonorableness
  • dishonor
  • unrighteousness
  • impiety
  • immorality
  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • rightwisnes (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Righteousness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

How do you pronounce righteousness?

Pronounce righteousness as ˈraɪʧəsnəs.

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Sentences with righteousness


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the Book of Job, Satan is depicted as an angel who tests the righteousness of Job.

Quotes about righteousness


1. A home with a loving and loyal husband and wife is the supreme setting in which children can be reared in love and righteousness and in which the spiritual and physical needs of children can be met.
- David A. Bednar

2. Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

3. Man approaches God most nearly when he is in one sense least like God. For what can be more unlike than fullness and need, sovereignty and humility, righteousness and penitence, limitless power and a cry for help?
- C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

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