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correctitude

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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


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