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used in Jane Eyre

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morally correct; or morally justified


acting or feeling morally superior — especially when it isn't true (this meaning is more typically seen as a compound word beginning with "self-")
  • Rochester, if ever I did a good deed in my life — if ever I thought a good thought — if ever I prayed a sincere and blameless prayer — if ever I wished a righteous wish, — I am rewarded now.
    Chapter 37 (82% in)
righteous = virtuous
There are no more uses of "righteous" in Jane Eyre.

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