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Righteousness

Right´eous`ness
n.1.The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude.
2.A righteous act, or righteous quality.
3.The act or conduct of one who is righteous.
Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.
- Ps. cvi. 3.
4.(Theol.) The state of being right with God; justification; the work of Christ, which is the ground of justification.
Only for the righteousness of Christ imputed to us, and received by faith alone.
- Westminster Catechism.
Noun1.righteousness - adhering to moral principles
Antonyms:
unrighteousness - failure to adhere to moral principles; "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"
Christianity, Christlikeness, Christliness, angelicalness, appropriateness, assured probity, beauty of holiness, blamelessness, character, cleanness, correctitude, correctness, decencies, decency, decorousness, decorum, erectness, estimableness, fairness, fear of God, fitness, fittingness, godlikeness, godliness, godly-mindedness, good character, goodness, heavenliness, heavenly-mindedness, high ideals, high principles, high-mindedness, holiness, holy-mindedness, honesty, honor, honorableness, immaculacy, integrity, irreproachability, irreproachableness, justice, justness, moral excellence, moral rectitude, moral strength, morale, morality, niceness, nobility, normality, normativeness, odor of sanctity, otherworldliness, principles, probity, properness, proprieties, propriety, pureness, pureness of heart, purity, rectitude, reputability, respectability, right conduct, rightness, sainthood, saintlikeness, saintliness, saintship, sanctitude, sanctity, seemliness, seraphicalness, spiritual-mindedness, spirituality, stainlessness, suitability, unearthliness, unimpeachability, unimpeachableness, unspottedness, unworldliness, uprightness, upstandingness, virtue, virtuousness, worthiness
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