- righting reflex,
Origin of rightful
Examples from the Web for rightful
But fear of something that is not actually a threat is not rightful fear, but rather paranoia.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Imagine the rightful morning-after furor if a racial slight had been broadcast in primetime.
Still, taking their rightful place behind the bar comes with a unique set of challenges.
Theoretically, the bank should have tried to find the rightful owner.
“Fire cannot kill a dragon,” says Dany, who asserts her claim as the rightful Targaryen heir to the Iron Throne.
He was feeling too cheerful to use his rightful advantage over them, and decided to use a handgun, since they had nothing better.World Without War|E. G. von Wald
We would not rob them, were it in our power to do so, of one jot or tittle of their rightful honor.The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier
Her punishment was submitted to Leucippus, who was now, with joyful acclaims, saluted as the rightful Duke of Lycia.The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb|Charles Lamb
But well he knew that war was at hand, and that the rightful king would soon strike for the throne.Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15)|Charles Morris
He straightway devoted himself to a thing conceived on the day that Guida was restored to her rightful status as a wife.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker