'Rectitudinous' — Video Word of the Day 3/3/2020

Learn the meaning and history of 'rectitudinous' in our video series with TIME


play alt-5e5f08eae6eda
New!
Our Word of the Day for March 3, 2020 is rectitudinous, an adjective meaning "morally correct or self-righteous."

Presented as part of the Merriam-Webster and TIME Word of the Day partnership.

Comments

Up Next

Autoplay
play video ghost words
Ghost Word

 

285,264 views

play serial comma
The Serial Comma

 

428,169 views

play hot mess
Hot Mess

 

144,293 views

play mrs malaprop
Malaprop

 

82,949 views

play alright allright video
Alright vs. All Right

 

120,995 views

play sneaked vs snuck video
Sneaked vs. Snuck

 

50,764 views

play further vs farther video
Further vs. Farther

 

40,270 views

play video lay vs lie
Lay vs. Lie

 

308,423 views

play fun funner funnest
Fun, Funner, Funnest

 

247,098 views

play video old school grammar humorsome
Old-School Grammar

 

234,424 views

play video schwa
Schwa

 

143,871 views

play video cynic
Cynic

 

32,422 views

play video ie vs eg
i.e. vs. e.g.

 

150,508 views

play video its vs its
Its vs. It's

 

71,345 views

play video between you and i or me
I vs. Me

 

56,311 views

play video literally
Literally

 

380,010 views

play video soup vs soop
Soop vs. Soup

 

64,648 views

play video hopefully
Hopefully

 

83,401 views

play video who vs whom
Who vs. Whom

 

64,450 views

play video resuscitate stricken icon condolences rip and other words that spiked when michael jackson died
Michael Jackson

 

27,627 views

play video affect vs effect
Affect vs. Effect

 

80,821 views