Right·eous a. Doing, or according with, that which is right; yielding to all their due; just; equitable; especially, free from wrong, guilt, or sin; holy; as, a righteous man or act; a righteous retribution.
Fearless in his righteous cause. --Milton.
Syn: -- Upright; just; godly; holy; uncorrupt; virtuous; honest; equitable; rightful.
adj 1: characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of
morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man
availeth much"- James 5:16 [ant: unrighteous]
2: morally justified; "righteous indignation"