- not righteous; not upright or virtuous; wicked; sinful; evil: an unrighteous king.
- not in accordance with right or justice; unfair or unjust: an unrighteous law.
Origin of unrighteous
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Related Words for unrighteousuntoward, unjust, indecent, wrongful, wrong, unseemly, unethical, shameful, disgraceful, reprehensible, biased, partisan, inequitable, unfair, unjustified, one-sided, prejudiced, naughty, impish, devilish
- sinful; wicked
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the unrighteous
- not fair or right; unjust
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