Definition of Rightened

1. Verb. (past of righten) ¹



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Definition of Rightened

1. righten [v] - See also: righten

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rightened

right up someone's alley
right ventricle
right ventricular hypertrophy
right whale
right wing
rightable
rightabout
rightabouts
rightard
rightards
righted
righten
rightened (current term)
rightening
rightens
righteo
righteous
righteoused
righteousing
righteously
righteousness
righteousnesses
righter
righter than rain
righters
rightest
righteye flounder

Literary usage of Rightened

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Light of Men by John Young (1866)
"The circumcised, if they have not faith, are not rightened in relation to God, and cannot be reckoned right. The uncircumcised, if they have faith, ..."

2. The Life and Letters of Paul the Apostle by Lyman Abbott (1898)
"... doing deeds required by law; not thus can any flesh be rightened in his ... all fall short of God's glorious image;6 being rightened freely by his gift ..."

3. Present-day Papers on Prominent Questions in Theology by Alexander Ewing (1871)
"But if you read the passage thus, " Being rightened by faith," &c., ... You know for certain whether your faith has rightened you in your attitude towards ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1820)
"... rightened with the charms of fiction. A principle, jh Education has taught us to receive as an axiom, ..."

5. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1912)
"Thy stubborn mind will not be rightened : What else is needful, that thou be enlightened? THALES. To every wind the billows yielding are ; Yet from the ..."

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