Synonyms and Antonyms of rectitude
conduct that conforms to an accepted standard of right and wrong
- She encouraged the graduates to go on to live lives of unimpeachable rectitude and integrity.
character, decency, goodness, honesty, integrity, morality, probity, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness
high-mindedness, honor, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, right-mindedness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness
appropriateness, correctness, decorousness, decorum, etiquette, fitness, propriety, seemliness
impropriety, indecency, indecorum, indiscretion
debauchery, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, perversion, pervertedness, sinfulness
crookedness, dishonesty, underhandedness, unscrupulousness
lowness, meanness, viciousness, vileness
faithfulness to high moral standards
- Joe has a finely honed sense of rectitude that keeps him from cheating on exams.
blamelessness, character, conscientiousness, decency, fairness, high-mindedness, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, justice, morality, nobility, reputability, respectability, right-mindedness, scrupulousness, virtue, virtuousness
corruptibility, corruption, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, disgrace, disgracefulness, disreputableness, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, perversion, pervertedness, profligacy, shamelessness, venality
criminality, crookedness, dishonesty, immorality, unrighteousness, unscrupulousness
meanness, reprehensibleness, rottenness, sinfulness, vileness, villainy, wickedness, wretchedness