Associations to the word «Righteous»


RIGHTEOUS, adjective. Free from sin or guilt.
RIGHTEOUS, adjective. Moral and virtuous, suggesting sanctimonious.
RIGHTEOUS, adjective. Justified morally.
RIGHTEOUS, adjective. (slang) (US) Awesome.
RIGHTEOUS, verb. To make righteous; specifically, to justify religiously, to absolve from sin.
RIGHTEOUS AMONG THE NATIONS, noun. (State of Israel) Those non-Jews who risked their lives during the Holocaust to save Jews from extermination by the Nazis.

Dictionary definition

RIGHTEOUS, adjective. Characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16.
RIGHTEOUS, adjective. Morally justified; "righteous indignation".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne