- righting reflex,
Origin of rightful
Examples from the Web for rightfully
It was up to the countries in which these acts of plunder had taken place to decide who rightfully owned the recovered works.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would be rightfully surprised to see similar attitudes surviving a century later.
The election is on Tuesday and Freeman is rightfully concerned that his political views might infringe upon her chances.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist|Gideon Resnick|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many Americans today are alarmed, and rightfully so, by this concentration of wealth and power.Dawn of the Age of Oligarchy: the Alliance between Government and the 1%|Joel Kotkin|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Connecticut is rightfully famous for being the birthplace of the hot lobster roll and is widely known as the home of great pizza.
Who is it that speaks of what shall be done with that which rightfully is Zoraida's?Daughter of the Sun|Jackson Gregory
We may rightfully be reproached also with a somewhat Attic lightness, a lack of perseverance and of seriousness.The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study|Jean-Marie Guyau
All must agree that the direct tax was lawfully and constitutionally laid and that it was rightfully and correctly collected.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
Yes, there are many, many words to which we might rightfully give the title "best word."The Children's Six Minutes|Bruce S. Wright
I feel strong enough, now, to defy the whole world in a struggle for the felicity that is rightfully ours.Which?|Ernest Daudet