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rightful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rightful

  1. being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong <in light of her admission of having lied, the only rightful course of action for the governor would be to resign> Synonyms competent, condign, deserved, due, fair, justified, merited, right, just, warrantedRelated Words applicable, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, meet, proper, requisite, suitable; lawful, legal, legitimate; accurate, correct, true; rhadamanthine, strict, stringent, uncompromising; equitable, impartial, squareNear Antonyms incoherent, incorrect, irrelative, irrelevant; improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, indefensible, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unsuitable; biased, inequitable, partial, unequal; arbitrary, despotic; illegitimate, unlawfulAntonyms undeserved, undue, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unmerited, unwarranted


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