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Meaning of UNRIGHTEOUS

Pronunciation:  un'rIchus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law"
 

UNRIGHTEOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: sinful, unholy, unjust, wicked
 
 Antonyms: righteous
 
 See Also: evil, guilty, immoral, unworthy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*right"eous\, a. [OE. unrightwise, AS.
unrihtw[=i]s. See {Un-} not, and {Righteous}.]
1. Not righteous; evil; wicked; sinful; as, an unrighteous
   man.

2. Contrary to law and equity; unjust; as, an unrighteous
   decree or sentence. -- {Un*right"eous*ly}, adv. --
   {Un*right"eous*ness}, n.

 

 

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