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Definition of "unrighteous" []

  • Not righteous; wicked. (adjective)
  • Not right or fair; unjust. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unrighteous" in a sentence
  • ""He will be with you as you have spoken, that is, as you have gloried; you shall have that really which, while you went on in unrighteous ways, you only seemed to have and boasted of as if you had.""
  • "Also, Dallin Oaks understands full well that the contention that gay marriage will somehow cause Mormon temples to be invaded by the unrighteous is a canard."
  • ""God did undoubtedly create man after his own image, in righteousness and true holiness; but, notwithstanding this, he fore-ordained and decreed, that man should become impure and unrighteous, that is, should be made conformable to the image of Satan.""