まず、”Righteousness”という言葉があります。 Righteousness is the quality of being virtuous, honorable, or morally right. I t can also refer to such behavior. Righteousness is the noun form of the adjective righteous. Being righteous mea ns doing what is right – obeying the law or adhering to morals. Both righteous and righteousness are often used in a religious context.
１．the quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: to uphold the justice of a cause. ２．rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim or title; justness of ground or reason: to complain with justice. ３．the moral principle determining just conduct. ４．conformity to this principle, as manifested in conduct; just conduct, deal ing, or treatment: Victims of rape and sexual assault have the right to the ev idence they need to seek justice. ５．just treatment of all members of society with regard to a specified public issue, including equitable distribution of resources and participation in dec ision-making. ６．the administering of deserved punishment or reward.