Meaning of righteousness

right•eous•ness

Pronunciation: (rī'chus-nis), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality or state of being righteous.
  2. righteous conduct.
  3. the quality or state of being just or rightful: They came to realize the righteousness of her position on the matter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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