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unrighteous

[uhn-rahy-chuh s] /ʌnˈraɪ tʃəs/
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
900
before 900; Middle English unrightwyse, Old English unrihtwīs. See un-1, righteous
Related forms
unrighteously, adverb
unrighteousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unrighteous

unrighteous

/ʌnˈraɪtʃəs/
adjective
1.
  1. sinful; wicked
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the unrighteous
2.
not fair or right; unjust
Derived Forms
unrighteously, adverb
unrighteousness, noun
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