unrighteous


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un·right·eous

 (ŭn-rī′chəs)
adj.
1. Not righteous; wicked.
2. Not right or fair; unjust.

un·right′eous·ly adv.

unrighteous

(ʌnˈraɪtʃəs)
adj
1. (Theology)
a. sinful; wicked
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the unrighteous.
2. not fair or right; unjust
unˈrighteously adv
unˈrighteousness n

un•right•eous

(ʌnˈraɪ tʃəs)

adj.
1. not righteous; sinful; evil.
2. unfair or unjust: an unrighteous law.
[before 900]
un•right′eous•ly, adv.
un•right′eous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrighteous - not righteousunrighteous - not righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
guilty - responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"
unjust - violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"
immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
unworthy - lacking in value or merit; "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness"
righteous - characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
Translations

unrighteous

[ʌnˈraɪtʃəs]
A. ADJmalo, perverso
B. NPL the unrighteouslos malos, los perversos

unrighteous

adj (Rel) → sündig
n the unrighteous pldie Sünder pl
References in classic literature ?
Whereupon Stubb quickly pulled to the floating body, and hailing the pequod to give notice of his intentions, at once proceeded to reap the fruit of his unrighteous cunning.
His crime makes guiltie all his Sons, thy merit Imputed shall absolve them who renounce Thir own both righteous and unrighteous deeds, And live in thee transplanted, and from thee Receive new life.
And do not be offended at my telling you the truth: for the truth is, that no man who goes to war with you or any other multitude, honestly striving against the many lawless and unrighteous deeds which are done in a state, will save his life; he who will fight for the right, if he would live even for a brief space, must have a private station and not a public one.
This was a specimen of the sort of commands which they were always giving with the view of implicating as many as possible in their crimes; and then I showed, not in word only but in deed, that, if I may be allowed to use such an expression, I cared not a straw for death, and that my great and only care was lest I should do an unrighteous or unholy thing.
He didn't finish and went out brusquely as if to escape from some unrighteous wiles of mine.
how great and goodly a host of the Achaeans he has destroyed to my great grief, and without either right or reason, while the Cyprian and Apollo are enjoying it all at their ease and setting this unrighteous madman on to do further mischief.
Now, therefore, may neither I myself be righteous among men, nor my son -- for then it is a bad thing to be righteous -- if indeed the unrighteous shall have the greater right.
Any one above or below the prescribed ages who takes part in the public hymeneals shall be said to have done an unholy and unrighteous thing; the child of which he is the father, if it steals into life, will have been conceived under auspices very unlike the sacrifices and prayers, which at each hymeneal priestesses and priest and the whole city will offer, that the new generation may be better and more useful than their good and useful parents, whereas his child will be the offspring of darkness and strange lust.
When you left your brother you were racked with no unrighteous rage, to the extent even that you snatched up a small hammer, half inclined to kill him with his foulness on his mouth.
But we listened, as all boys in their better moods will listen (ay, and men too for the matter of that), to a man whom we felt to be, with all his heart and soul and strength, striving against whatever was mean and unmanly and unrighteous in our little world.
When the wrath of the hater of the unrighteous was not slaked even in blood, and yet found favour?
In his final homily, he exhorted Catholics to not be afraid of new things and called on all to resist "the temptation to be scandalized by the freedom of God, who sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous alike, bypassing bureaucracy, officialdom and inner circles.