Variant of righteous
- acting in a just, upright manner; doing what is right; virtuous: a righteous man
- morally right; fair and just: a righteous act
- morally justifiable: full of righteous anger
- ☆ Slang good, excellent, satisfying, pleasant, authentic, etc.
Origin: altered, by analogy with adjs. inch(es) -eous from Middle English rihtwis from OE: see right and amp; -wise
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