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Meaning of RIGHTNESS

Pronunciation:  'rItnis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty"
  2. [n]  conformity to fact or truth
  3. [n]  according with conscience or morality
  4. [n]  appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
 

RIGHTNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: appropriateness, correctness, justness, nicety
 
 Antonyms: inappropriateness, incorrectness, wrongness
 
 See Also: conformance, conformity, correctitude, morality, properness, propriety, quality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Right"ness\, n. [AS. rihtnes.]
Straightness; as, the rightness of a line. --Bacon.

2. The quality or state of being right; right relation.

         The craving for rightness with God.   --J. C.
                                               Shairp.

 

 

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