Dictionary Source

These definitions come from the Funk & Wagnal Dictionary 1895 Edition.

Definitions

  1. Conforming or conformed in disposition and conduct to the standard, especially to the divine standard of right and justice;
    ruled by the law of God;
    as, Christ the righteous.
  2. Characterized by the endeavor to conform to the right;
    upright;
    blameless, as a righteous man.
  3. justified by circumstances and morality;
    becoming;
    fitting
    as, righeous anger.
  4. Having conforming to right or the standard of duty;
    equitable;
    just;
    as, our cause is righteous.