[ rahy-chuhs-nis ]
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  1. the quality or state of being righteous.

  2. righteous conduct.

  1. the quality or state of being just or rightful: They came to realize the righteousness of her position on the matter.

Origin of righteousness

First recorded before 900; Middle English rightwisnes(se), Old English rihtwīsnes; equivalent to righteous + -ness

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