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noun as in justice

noun as in devotion to a sinless life


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If said hiker becomes so attached to their position of righteousness that they stand paralyzed for ten minutes as the storm clouds gather, that’s on them, not you.

Generations had been raised to think that America never lost a war and that American presidents were, with a few exceptions, pillars of righteousness.

The idea of supporting their places of employment has an added tinge of moral righteousness.

From Quartz

Both sides bask in their righteousness, holding steadfastly to an absolute position, whatever the downstream effect.

From Time

It has to have levels and branches in order to confirm justices and righteousness.

From Ozy

“Personally, I deal with manners of righteousness and God,” he says.

And best of all, now he gets the self-righteousness of being the underdog!

Like Bush, Obama is convinced of the righteousness of his own judgment, and lets all of us know it.

Woe to you who have fallen away from the righteousness of your ancestors!

Like Jimmy McNulty, Cruz is talented and charismatic, but trapped by his own self-righteousness.

The God of Victories will give us one as brilliant and complete as the righteousness and justice of our cause demand.

She could have swooned, so intoxicant was her wonder and her solemn joy and her yearning after righteousness in love.

In the others, it is that righteousness imputed through grace to each believer.

With the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

For if I had power to train a son of mine to righteousness, and I trained him to wickedness, should I not sin against my son?

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to righteousness, such as: fairness, goodness, rectitude, respectability, honor, and justness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.