Synonyms for Righteous:


angelic (adjective)
good, godly.
authoritative (adjective)
faithful, reliable, sound.
blameless (adjective)
unimpeachable, faultless, unsullied, clean, untarnished, unspotted.
correct (adjective)
proper, strict, true.
deserving (adjective)
rightful, estimable.
elevated (adjective)
ethical, high-minded, upstanding.
exemplary (adjective)
innocent (adjective)
uncorrupted, irreproachable.
meritorious (adjective)
reliable (adjective)
reputable (adjective)
respectable (adjective)
forthright, angelical, worthy, untarnished, honorable, irreproachable, honest, pure, good, noble, blameless, principled, right-minded, saintly, upstanding, law-abiding, fair, unimpeachable, moral, creditable, virtuous, respectable, estimable, true.
righteous (adjective)
guiltless, impartial, moral, sterling, irreproachable, charitable, peerless, trustworthy, right-minded, pure, dutiful, laudable, meritorious, virtuous, exemplary, spiritual, blameless, fair, godlike, noble, devout, creditable, upright, honorable, devoted, equitable, scrupulous, praiseworthy, conscientious, deserving, holy, commendable, law-abiding, saintly, worthy, angelic, just, ethical, faithful, reverent, punctilious, philanthropic.
virtuous (adjective)
decent, heroic, faultless, ethical, Taintless, high-minded, clean, valorous, unspotted, unsullied, uncorrupted, guiltless, virtuous.


blind, deep-seated, casual, basic, depth, deep, burning, bitter, acutely, affective. godly, zealous, angelic, faithful, devotional, godlike, correct, spiritual, fervent, reverential, irreligious, impious, religious, devoted, holy, devout, rigid, strict, reverent, pious. self-righteous, egotistic, hypocritical, sanctimonious. straight-shooting, incorruptible. rightful, proper. righteous (noun)
moral, just, upright, good, virtuous, sound.

Other synonyms:

straight-shooting, reliable. rightful, incorruptible. proper. fair

Usage examples for righteous

  1. No Difficulties should discourage us in the Support of a Cause, so righteous in the Sight of Heaven as I believe ours to be, and so interresting to Mankind. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  2. Assured that they had done everything that should have been done, the self- righteous parents went back home. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  3. When other people annoy us, we have the tonic effect of righteous indignation; but not when we annoy ourselves and know ourselves to blame. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts