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Meaning of RECTITUDE

Pronunciation:  'rekti`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  uprightness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
 

RECTITUDE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: uprightness
 
 See Also: righteousness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rec"ti*tude\ (r?k"t?*t?d), n. [L. rectitudo, fr.
rectus right, straight: cf. F. rectitude. See {Right}.]
1. Straightness. [R.] --Johnson.

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.

3. Right judgment. [R.] --Sir G. C. Lewis.

Syn: See {Justice}.

 

 

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