- rectitude (n.)
- early 15c., "quality of being straight," from Middle French rectitude (14c.), from Late Latin rectitudinem (nominative rectitudo) "straightness, uprightness," from Latin rectus "straight" (see right (adj.1)). Sense of "upright in conduct or character" is from 1530s.
- 1. Alexander is a man of unquestioned moral rectitude.
- 2. I am sure she is a paragon of rectitude.
- 3. She was indignant with his presumption and self - satisfaction and conscious rectitude.
- 4. He exuded a rectitude so matter - of - fact that he never needed to appeal to it.
- 5. The only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
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