What does uprightly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honorably, uprightlyadverb

    in an honorable manner

    "he acted honorably"

  2. uprightlyadverb

    in an upright position


  1. uprightlyadverb

    In an upright manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Uprightlyadverb

    Etymology: from upright.

    Men by nature apter to rage than deceit; not greatly ambitious, more than to be well and uprightly dealt with. Philip Sidney.

    Princes in judgment, and their delegate judges, must judge the causes of all persons uprightly and impartially, without any personal consideration. Taylor.

    To live uprightly then is sure the best,
    To save ourselves, and not to damn the rest. Dryden.


  1. uprightly

    Uprightly generally refers to behaving or conducting oneself in a way that is honest, moral, virtuous, or honorable. It can also refer to something being in a vertical position or direction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uprightlyadverb

    in an upright manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uprightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uprightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of uprightly in a Sentence

  1. Sophie Swetchine:

    We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. appellative
    • B. aculeate
    • C. soft-witted
    • D. contagious

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