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adjective righteous pronunciation in British English /ˈraɪtʃəs/

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  1. 1
    literary morally good or correct, especially according to standards set by religion
    righteous people
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  2. 2
    righteous feelings are caused by a belief that you are right to feel angry, for example because of something bad or wrong
    a storm of righteous indignation from free-speech campaigners

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