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rectitude

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rectitude

  1. 1 conduct that conforms to an accepted standard of right and wrong encouraged the graduates to go on to live lives of unimpeachable rectitude and integrity Synonyms of rectitude character, decency, goodness, honesty, integrity, probity, morality, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousnessWords Related to rectitude high-mindedness, honor, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, right-mindedness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness; appropriateness, correctness, decorousness, decorum, etiquette, fitness, propriety, seemliness; ethics, moralsNear Antonyms of rectitude impropriety, indecency, indecorum, indiscretion; debauchery, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, perversion, pervertedness, sinfulness; crookedness, dishonesty, underhandedness, unscrupulousness; lowness, meanness, viciousness, vileness; corruptionAntonyms of rectitude badness, evil, evildoing, immorality, iniquity, sin, villainy, wickedness

  2. 2 faithfulness to high moral standards has a finely honed sense of rectitude that keeps him from cheating on exams Synonyms of rectitude honesty, integrity, probity, honor, righteousness, uprightnessWords Related to rectitude blamelessness, character, conscientiousness, decency, fairness, high-mindedness, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, justice, morality, nobility, reputability, respectability, right-mindedness, scrupulousness, virtue, virtuousnessNear Antonyms of rectitude corruptibility, corruption, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, disgrace, disgracefulness, disreputableness, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, looseness, perversion, pervertedness, profligacy, shamelessness, venality; blameworthiness, criminality, crookedness, dishonesty, immorality, unrighteousness, unscrupulousness; knavery, rascality, roguishness; meanness, reprehensibleness, rottenness, sinfulness, vileness, villainy, wickedness, wretchednessAntonyms of rectitude baseness, dishonor, lowness



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