Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

correctitude

play
noun cor·rec·ti·tude \kə-ˈrek-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of correctitude

  1. :  correctness or propriety of conduct



Origin and Etymology of correctitude

blend of correct and rectitude


First Known Use: 1893


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up correctitude? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a talk on a religious or moral theme

Get Word of the Day daily email!