unrighteous

unrighteous

[uhn-rahy-chuhs]
adjective
1.
not righteous; not upright or virtuous; wicked; sinful; evil: an unrighteous king.
2.
not in accordance with right or justice; unfair or unjust: an unrighteous law.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English unrightwyse, Old English unrihtwīs. See un-1, righteous

unrighteously, adverb
unrighteousness, noun
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unrighteous (ʌnˈraɪtʃəs)
 
adj
1.  a.  sinful; wicked
 b.  (as collective noun; preceded by the): the unrighteous
2.  not fair or right; unjust
 
un'righteously
 
adv
 
un'righteousness
 
n

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