1. morally right or justifiable.
    "feelings of righteous indignation about pay and conditions"
    • (of a person) morally good; virtuous.
      "he stood up for what he knew was right and died a righteous person" ·
      "victory in battle was conferred on the righteous"
  2. US
    very good; excellent.
    "righteous eggs, man!"
    • correctly so called; genuine.
      "he is righteous trash"
Old English rihtwīs, from riht ‘right’ + wīs ‘manner, state, condition’. The change in the ending in the 16th century was due to association with words such as bounteous.
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a righteous emperor defeated the evil demon with the help of an enchanted sword.
he stood up for what he knew was right and died a righteous person.
feelings of righteous indignation about pay and conditions.
victory in battle was conferred on the righteous.
he is righteous trash.
righteous eggs, man!.
How to say righteous in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans regverdiges
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)الصالحين, الابرار, المستقيم, ابرار, مستقيم, مبررين, البار, صالحا
Bangla সৎকর্মশীল
Bosnian (Latin) pravednik
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)праведен
Cantonese (Traditional) 正義
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)justos, justes, recte
Chinese Simplified 正义
Chinese Traditional 正義
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)pravedni, pravičan, ispravan
Czech (NOUN)spravedliví
(ADJECTIVE)spravedlivý, čestný
Danish (ADJECTIVE)retfærdige, retskafne
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)rechtvaardigen
Estonian (ADJECTIVE)õigustatud, õige
Fijian ivalavala dodonu
Filipino mabubuti
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)vanhurskas
French (ADJECTIVE)justes, vertueux, pieux
German (ADJECTIVE)rechtschaffenen, gerechten
Greek (ADJECTIVE)δίκαιοι, ενάρετος
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)צדיקים, לצדיקים, צדיק, הצדיקים
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)धर्मी
Hmong Daw zoo
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)igaz
Icelandic Réttmæt
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)benar, kebenaran, adil, dibenarkan
Italian (ADJECTIVE)giusti, retti, rette, retta, virtuoso, retto
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)義人, 正義, 義, 公正
Kiswahili (ADJECTIVE)wenye haki, mwadilifu, haki, wema, mwema, Watakatifu
Klingon ruv quv
Korean (ADJECTIVE)의롭다고, 정당한, 거룩한, 공정한
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)taisns, paštaisns
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)teisieji
Malagasy marina
Malay (Latin) (ADJECTIVE)soleh
Norwegian Bokmål rettferdige
Persian (NOUN)پارسایان
(ADJECTIVE)صالح, عادل
Polish (ADJECTIVE)sprawiedliwy
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)justos, virtuosos, justa, íntegro, honrado, retidão
Querétaro Otomi justo
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)neprihănit, drept, dreaptă, credincioşii
Russian (ADJECTIVE)праведников, добродетельное, справедливый
Samoan amiotonu
Serbian (Cyrillic) праведни
Serbian (Latin) pravedni
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)spravodlivý
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)pravični, pravednici
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)justos, justiciera, recto, virtuoso, honrado, rectitud
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)rättfärdiga
Tahitian parau-tia
Tamil நீதிமான்கள்
Telugu నీతి
Thai ผู้ชอบธรรม
Tongan Kau Ma'oni'oni
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)erdemli, dürüst, haklı
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)праведними
Urdu (ADJECTIVE)راستباز, صادق, صالح
Yucatec Maya justo
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