righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
Straightness; the state or quality of having a constant direction and not being crooked or bent.
The fact or quality of being right or correct; correctness of opinion or judgement.
Conformity to the rules prescribed for moral conduct; (moral) uprightness, virtue.
Origin: from rectitude, from rectitudo, from rectus, perfect passive participle of rego.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rek′ti-tūd, n. uprightness: correctness of principle or practice: integrity: correctness. [Fr.,—L. rectitudo—rectus, straight.]
The numerical value of rectitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of rectitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Religious rectitude is the sanctuary of the intellectually reticent
Your attitude is a multitude of aptitude and rectitude which decides your altitude in plenitude.
A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune.
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in circumstances confronting him.
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