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uprightness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of uprightness

  1. 1 conduct that conforms to an accepted standard of right and wrong the uprightness of our cause is not what is being called into question here Synonyms of uprightness character, decency, goodness, honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, morality, virtue, virtuousnessWords Related to uprightness high-mindedness, honor, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, right-mindedness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness; appropriateness, correctness, decorousness, decorum, etiquette, fitness, propriety, seemliness; ethics, moralsNear Antonyms of uprightness impropriety, indecency, indecorum, indiscretion; debauchery, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, perversion, pervertedness, sinfulness; crookedness, dishonesty, underhandedness, unscrupulousness; lowness, meanness, viciousness, vileness; corruptionAntonyms of uprightness badness, evil, evildoing, immorality, iniquity, sin, villainy, wickedness

  2. 2 faithfulness to high moral standards the members of this special investigative committee must be personages of unquestionable uprightness Synonyms of uprightness honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, righteousness, honorWords Related to uprightness blamelessness, character, conscientiousness, decency, fairness, high-mindedness, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, justice, morality, nobility, reputability, respectability, right-mindedness, scrupulousness, virtue, virtuousnessNear Antonyms of uprightness 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 uprightness baseness, dishonor, lowness


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