Antonyms

1. rightful

adjective. ['ˈraɪtfəl'] legally valid.

Antonyms

  • forbid

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Words that Rhyme with Rightful

  • delightful
  • spiteful

Example sentences of the word rightful


1. Adjective
The legal definition of an American citizen is either being born a rightful citizen or naturalizing as one.

Quotes containing the word rightful


1. A person's rightful due is to be treated as an object of love, not as an object for use.
- Pope John Paul II, Love and Responsibility

2. We will restore science to its rightful place and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's quality and lower its cost.
- Barack Obama

2. rightful

adjective. ['ˈraɪtfəl'] having a legally established claim.

Synonyms

  • lawful
  • true

Antonyms

  • criminalize
  • outlaw
  • criminalise
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