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upright

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of upright

  1. 1 conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue an honest and upright people Synonyms of upright all right, decent, ethical, honest, honorable, just, moral, nice, right, righteous, right-minded, straight, true, good, virtuousWords Related to upright correct, decorous, proper, seemly; high-minded, noble, principled; commendable, creditable, exemplary, legitimate; esteemed, law-abiding, menschy, reputable, respected, upstanding, worthy; blameless, clean, guiltless, immaculate, incorrupt (also incorrupted), incorruptible, innocent, inoffensive, irreproachable, unobjectionable; angelic (or angelical), lily-white, pure, scrupulous, spotless, uncorrupted, unerring; goody-goody, moralistic, pharisaical, rectitudinous, sanctimonious, self-righteousNear Antonyms of upright improper, incorrect, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, perverted, reprobate; unprincipled, unscrupulous; atrocious, infamous, villainous; base, low, mean, vicious, vile; blameworthy, objectionable, offensive; iniquitous, nefarious; errant, erring, fallenAntonyms of upright bad, black, dishonest, dishonorable, evil, evil-minded, immoral, indecent, sinful, unethical, unrighteous, wicked, wrong

  2. 2 following the accepted rules of moral conduct informing the clerk that he had just given me back too much in change was the only upright thing to do Synonyms of upright decent, ethical, honest, just, noble, principled, respectable, righteous, stand-up, honorable, upstandingWords Related to upright blameless, guiltless, irreproachable, unassailable, unimpeachable; chivalrous, classy, high-minded, menschy, right-minded; conscientious, fair, good, incorruptible, moral, reputable, respected, scrupulous, uncorrupted, virtuous; decorous, nice, polite, proper, seemlyNear Antonyms of upright bad, blackguardly, corrupt, criminal, crooked, evil, immoral, iniquitous, knavish, mean, nefarious, rascally, reprehensible, roguish, rotten, scoundrelly, sinful; unfair, unscrupulous, vile, villainous, wicked, wretched; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, culpable; debased, debauched, decadent, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, depraved, disgraceful, disreputable, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, loose, perverse, perverted, profligate, reprobate, shameful, venalAntonyms of upright base, dishonest, dishonorable, ignoble, low, unethical, unjust, unprincipled, unrighteous, unworthy

  3. 3 rising straight up only one pillar of the ruined temple remained upright Synonyms of upright perpendicular, plumb, raised, standing, stand-up, erect, upstanding, verticalWords Related to upright elevated, lifted, upended, upraised; semierect; freestanding, stand-aloneNear Antonyms of upright prostrate, supine; diagonal, hanging, sagging, slant, slanted, slanting, slantyAntonyms of upright flat, recumbent


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