Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: righteous
IPA transcription: [ɹ'aɪtʃəs]
Pronunciations of righteous
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: righteous
    Meaning: characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
Usage examples
  • They do not see alike, and each is defending what he believes a righteous cause."
  • I can imagine Arnold Rivers, for instance, taking a very righteous view of such an arrangement."
  • He looked quickly about the loft, and then a smile replaced the frown of righteous anger on his face.
  • As he spoke, she rose to her feet, her countenance illumined both with righteous anger and the tender shine of prayer.
  • Some of his comrades remember still his bursts of righteous wrath, when a boy, against the wanton murder of turtles and other creatures.
  • In private life he was fond of music, art, and literature; but in public life he was autocratic as a czar and sternly righteous as a prophet.
  • This it was which recommended them to the king as righteous men, and men beloved of God, on which account they continued in great esteem with him.
  • If you died and had led a righteous life you went to Paradise; if you had been wicked you went to the lower regions to undergo eternal punishment.
  • Most places that have lost the smell of earth but not yet acquired the smell of patchouli--or of factory-smoke--are just as suspicious and righteous.
  • But before the close of the week Grace was destined to cross swords with Eleanor in earnest, and the toleration she had felt was swallowed up in righteous indignation.
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1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Fourth Crusade, License CC BY-SA 4.0