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UNRIGHTEOUSNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does unrighteousness mean? 

UNRIGHTEOUSNESS (noun)
  The noun UNRIGHTEOUSNESS has 1 sense:

1. failure to adhere to moral principles

  Familiarity information: UNRIGHTEOUSNESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNRIGHTEOUSNESS (noun)


Sense 1unrighteousness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Failure to adhere to moral principles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness

Hypernyms ("unrighteousness" is a kind of...):

immorality (the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "unrighteousness"):

sin; sinfulness; wickedness (estrangement from god)

impiety; impiousness (unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god)

injustice; unjustness (the practice of being unjust or unfair)

dishonorableness; dishonourableness (the quality of not deserving honor or respect)

dishonor; dishonour (lacking honor or integrity)

dishonesty (the quality of being dishonest)

Antonym:

righteousness (adhering to moral principles)


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