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correctitude

[ kuh-rek-ti-tood, -tyood ]
/ kəˈrɛk tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /
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noun
correctness, especially of manners and conduct.
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Origin of correctitude

First recorded in 1890–95; blend of correct and rectitude
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British Dictionary definitions for correctitude

correctitude
/ (kəˈrɛktɪˌtjuːd) /

noun
the quality of correctness, esp conscious correctness in behaviour
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