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righteous
used in War and Peace

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1  —3 uses as in:
a righteous cause
Definition
morally correct; or morally justified

or:

acting or feeling morally superior — especially when it isn't true (this meaning is more typically seen as a compound word beginning with "self-")
  • She shared with all her heart in the prayer for the spirit of righteousness, for the strengthening of the heart by faith and hope, and its animation by love.
    Book Nine — 1812 (77% in)
  • Hear us when we pray to Thee; strengthen with Thy might our most gracious sovereign lord, the Emperor Alexander Pavlovich; be mindful of his uprightness and meekness, reward him according to his righteousness, and let it preserve us, Thy chosen Israel!
    Book Nine — 1812 (76% in)
  • But neither could she doubt the righteousness of the prayer that was being read on bended knees.
    Book Nine — 1812 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "righteous" flagged with this meaning in War and Peace.

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  • Create in us a clean heart and renew a right spirit within us, strengthen us all in Thy faith, fortify our hope, inspire us with true love one for another, arm us with unity of spirit in the righteous defense of the heritage Thou gavest to us and to our fathers, and let not the scepter of the wicked be exalted against the destiny of those Thou hast sanctified.
    Book Nine — 1812 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "righteous" in War and Peace.

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