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Related to unrighteously: holding back, reservable, reacquainted


1. Not righteous; wicked.
2. Not right or fair; unjust.

un·right′eous·ly adv.
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Adv.1.unrighteously - in an unrighteous mannerunrighteously - in an unrighteous manner; "he acted unrighteously"
righteously - in a righteous manner; "righteously indignant"
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Look at Aegisthus; he must needs make love to Agamemnon's wife unrighteously and then kill Agamemnon, though he knew it would be the death of him; for I sent Mercury to warn him not to do either of these things, inasmuch as Orestes would be sure to take his revenge when he grew up and wanted to return home.
* Whoever speaks good things yet acts unrighteously, Allah does not accept his good speech.