Doing, or according with, that which is right; yielding to all their due; just; equitable; especially, free from wrong, guilt, or sin; holy; as, a righteous man or act; a righteous retribution.
- Morally upright; without guilt or sin: a righteous parishioner.
- In accordance with virtue or morality: a righteous judgment.
- Morally justifiable: righteous anger. See Synonyms at moral.
- Righteous people considered as a group.