Definitions for righteousˈraɪ tʃəs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
characterized by uprightness or morality.
morally right or justifiable:
acting in an upright, moral way; virtuous:
a righteous person.
Slang. genuinely good.
Origin of righteous:
bef. 900; earlier rightwos (remodeled with -ous ), ME; OE rihtwīs. See right , wise2
characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
"the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
To make righteous; specifically, to justify religiously, to absolve from sin.
free from sin or guilt
moral and virtuous, suggesting sanctimonious
Origin: From earlier rightuous, rightwose, rightwos, rightwise, from rightwise, rightwis, from rihtwis, corresponding to (with assimilation of second element to -ous), or to . Cognate with richtwis, rehtwisic, réttvíss. Compare also thefteous, mighteous.
doing, or according with, that which is right; yielding to all their due; just; equitable; especially, free from wrong, guilt, or sin; holy; as, a righteous man or act; a righteous retribution
Righteous is the 1994 debut release by North Carolina funk band DAG. Produced by Grammy nominee and local record producer & songwriter, John Custer, this work of 1970s-style solid beats and creative imagination received terrific reviews. A quote from VIBE Magazine hailed the album as "...one of the best funk records since 1978. DAG's debut, Righteous, is definitely some of the most ass-grinding grooves you've heard since back in the day." Featured songs include "Sweet Little Lass," "Righteous" and "Lovely Jane." Numerous additional musicians contribute to Righteous, including Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section drummer Roger Hawkins and jazz trumpeter Jeremy Davenport.
Translations for righteous
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of anger etc) justifiable
- justoPortuguese (BR)
- آکنده از خشمFarsi
- सच्चा, धार्मिकHindi
- pravedan, pravičanCroatian
- bisa dibenarkanIndonesian
- آکنده از خشمPersian
- upravičen; pravičniškiSlovenian
- 合理的，可以理解的Chinese (Trad.)
- công bằngVietnamese
- 合法的正义的，义愤的Chinese (Simp.)
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