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Definition of Rectitude

Rectitude n. means: Rightness of principle or practice; exact conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct, either by divine or human laws; uprightness of mind; uprightness; integrity; honesty; justice.

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Rectitude n. means: Rightness of principle or practice; exact conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct, either by divine or human laws; uprightness of mind; uprightness; integrity; honesty; justice.

Meaning of Rectitude

Rectitude (n.) means: Rightness of principle or practice; exact conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct, either by divine or human laws; uprightness of mind; uprightness; integrity; honesty; justice.

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Justice (a.): The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness.

Rectitude (n.): Straightness.

Rectitude (n.): Right judgment.

Obliquation (n.): Deviation from moral rectitude.

Rightfulness (n.): Moral rectitude; righteousness.

Upright (a.): Conformable to moral rectitude.

Crooked (a.): Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right.

Stumble (n.): A blunder; a failure; a fall from rectitude.

Stray (a.): Figuratively, to wander from the path of duty or rectitude; to err.

Tortuous (a.): Fig.: Deviating from rectitude; indirect; erroneous; deceitful.

Wanton (v. t.): Wandering from moral rectitude; perverse; dissolute.

Improbity (n.): Lack of probity; want of integrity or rectitude; dishonesty.

Aberrancy (n.): State of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude, etc.

Crook (n.): To turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to misapply; to twist.

Righteousness (n.): The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude.

Honorable (a.): Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude.

Probity (n.): Tried virtue or integrity; approved moral excellence; honesty; rectitude; uprightness.

Aberration (n.): The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type.

Lapse (n.): A slip; an error; a fault; a failing in duty; a slight deviation from truth or rectitude.

Stand (n.): To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice.

Honorableness (n.): Conformity to the principles of honor, probity, or moral rectitude; fairness; uprightness; reputableness.

Utilitarianism (n.): The doctrine that utility is the sole standard of morality, so that the rectitude of an action is determined by its usefulness.

Crookedness (n.): The condition or quality of being crooked; hence, deformity of body or of mind; deviation from moral rectitude; perverseness.

Honorable (a.): High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation.

Just (a.): Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; -- said both of persons and things.

Transgression (n.): The act of transgressing, or of passing over or beyond any law, civil or moral; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command; fault; offense; crime; sin.

Lapse (v. i.): To slide or slip in moral conduct; to fail in duty; to fall from virtue; to deviate from rectitude; to commit a fault by inadvertence or mistake.

Integrity (n.): Moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive; -- used especially with reference to the fulfillment of contracts, the discharge of agencies, trusts, and the like; uprightness; rectitude.

Rightly (adv.): According to justice; according to the divine will or moral rectitude; uprightly; as, duty rightly performed.

Corrupt (v. t.): To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe.

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Meaning of Justice

Justice means: The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness.

Meaning of Rectitude

Rectitude means: Straightness.

Meaning of Rectitude

Rectitude means: Right judgment.

Meaning of Obliquation

Obliquation means: Deviation from moral rectitude.

Meaning of Rightfulness

Rightfulness means: Moral rectitude; righteousness.

Meaning of Upright

Upright means: Conformable to moral rectitude.

Meaning of Crooked

Crooked means: Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right.

Meaning of Stumble

Stumble means: A blunder; a failure; a fall from rectitude.

Meaning of Stray

Stray means: Figuratively, to wander from the path of duty or rectitude; to err.

Meaning of Tortuous

Tortuous means: Fig.: Deviating from rectitude; indirect; erroneous; deceitful.

Meaning of Wanton

Wanton means: Wandering from moral rectitude; perverse; dissolute.

Meaning of Improbity

Improbity means: Lack of probity; want of integrity or rectitude; dishonesty.

Meaning of Aberrancy

Aberrancy means: State of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude, etc.

Meaning of Crook

Crook means: To turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to misapply; to twist.

Meaning of Righteousness

Righteousness means: The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude.

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