Antonyms of adj righteous

2 senses of righteous

Sense 1
righteous (vs. unrighteous) -- (characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16)

unrighteous (vs. righteous) -- (not righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law")
        => sinful, unholy, wicked -- (having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person")

Sense 2
righteous -- (morally justified; "righteous indignation")

INDIRECT (VIA moral) -> immoral -- (deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong)

Similarity of adj righteous

2 senses of righteous

Sense 1
righteous (vs. unrighteous) -- (characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16)
       => good, just, upright -- (of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man")
       => sound -- (free from moral defect; "a man of sound character")
          Also See-> good#3; innocent#1, guiltless#1, clean-handed#1; just#1; moral#1; virtuous#1; worthy#1

Sense 2
righteous -- (morally justified; "righteous indignation")
       => moral (vs. immoral) -- (concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life")

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