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- unrightwise (obsolete)
From Middle English unrightwis, from Old English unrihtwīs; equivalent to un- + righteous.
unrighteous (comparative more unrighteous, superlative most unrighteous)
- Not righteous; wicked.
- 1831, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], chapter XVI, in Romance and Reality. […], volume III, London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, […], →OCLC, page 283:
- It is well for our weak and wicked race that our unrighteous wishes lack the temptation of power.
- Antonym: righteous
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