Rectitude

Rec"ti*tude

(r?k"t?*t?d), n. [L. rectitudo, fr. rectus right, straight: cf. F. rectitude. See Right.] 1. Straightness. [R.] Johnson.
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2. 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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3. Right judgment. [R.] Sir G. C. Lewis.
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Syn. -- See Justice.
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