Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an unrighteous manner; unjustly; wickedly; sinfully.

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  • adverb In an unrighteous manner.

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  • adverb in an unrighteous manner

Etymologies

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unrighteous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Or their reward for their righteousness, and for all that which they have suffered unrighteously, is of God, that God who judges in the earth, and with whom verily there is a reward for the righteous.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • You can drink booze and ogle infidel women (i.e., live “unrighteously”) as long as you die killing infidels.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Strategic Logic of Nonviolence

  • The effect is to make people feel that something has been unjustly, unrighteously taken from them - and that that something must be "restored" or "reclaimed."

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

  • "If we act unrighteously," warned Winthrop in the often-elided paragraph, "... we shall open the mouths of enemies to speak evil of the ways of God and all professors for God's sake; we shall shame the faces of many of God's worthy servants, and cause their prayers to be turned into curses upon us till we be consumed out of the good land whither we are going."

    Naomi Wolf: Fake Patriotism

  • Those who lived it unrighteously weren't blessed for it.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Those who lived it unrighteously weren't blessed for it.

    Author Interview: Tristi Pinkston, Season of Sacrifice

  • If Jesus had made one single error, if he had put down one person unrighteously, if he had reacted in anger to even one of the multitude of insults hurled at him, he would have been disqualified as Savior of the world.

    101 Amazing Truths about Jesus

  • If Jesus had made one single error, if he had put down one person unrighteously, if he had reacted in anger to even one of the multitude of insults hurled at him, he would have been disqualified as Savior of the world.

    101 Amazing Truths about Jesus

  • If Jesus had made one single error, if he had put down one person unrighteously, if he had reacted in anger to even one of the multitude of insults hurled at him, he would have been disqualified as Savior of the world.

    101 Amazing Truths about Jesus

  • And thus you have shown all men that I could not sin against my friend and my host, nor act unrighteously for the sake of wealth, nor break my plighted word of my own free will.

    Cyropaedia

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