quality of being morally correct and justifiable

Righteousness is the quality of a person being morally right or justifiable.[1] It is an important concept and theological concept. It is a concept in Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and also in Dharmic traditions. The quality of true righteousness is pleasing to God. It is a concept similar to integrity.


  1. "righteousness | Definition of righteousness in English by Oxford Dictionaries". Oxford Dictionaries | English. Archived from the original on 2017-12-01. Retrieved 2017-11-24.