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righteousness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of righteousness

  1. 1 conduct that conforms to an accepted standard of right and wrong the laws do not always dictate righteousness, for what is legal is not always moral Synonyms of righteousness character, decency, goodness, honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, morality, rightness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousnessWords Related to righteousness high-mindedness, honor, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, right-mindedness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness; appropriateness, correctness, decorousness, decorum, etiquette, fitness, propriety, seemliness; ethics, moralsNear Antonyms of righteousness impropriety, indecency, indecorum, indiscretion; debauchery, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, perversion, pervertedness, sinfulness; crookedness, dishonesty, underhandedness, unscrupulousness; lowness, meanness, viciousness, vileness; corruptionAntonyms of righteousness badness, evil, evildoing, immorality, iniquity, sin, villainy, wickedness

  2. 2 faithfulness to high moral standards a life lived with righteousness guarantees that you will always respect yourself Synonyms of righteousness honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, honor, uprightnessWords Related to righteousness blamelessness, character, conscientiousness, decency, fairness, high-mindedness, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, justice, morality, nobility, reputability, respectability, right-mindedness, scrupulousness, virtue, virtuousnessNear Antonyms of righteousness corruptibility, corruption, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, disgrace, disgracefulness, disreputableness, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, looseness, perversion, pervertedness, profligacy, shamelessness, venality; blameworthiness, criminality, crookedness, dishonesty, immorality, unrighteousness, unscrupulousness; knavery, rascality, roguishness; meanness, reprehensibleness, rottenness, sinfulness, vileness, villainy, wickedness, wretchednessAntonyms of righteousness baseness, dishonor, lowness



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