rightness

[ rahyt-nis ]
/ ˈraɪt nɪs /

noun

correctness or accuracy.
propriety or fitness.
moral integrity.
Obsolete. straightness or directness.

Nearby words

  1. righting reflex,
  2. rightish,
  3. rightism,
  4. rightist,
  5. rightly,
  6. righto,
  7. rights,
  8. rights issue,
  9. rightsize,
  10. rightward

Origin of rightness

before 950; Middle English; Old English rihtnes. See right, -ness

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British Dictionary definitions for rightness

rightness

/ (ˈraɪtnɪs) /

noun

the state or quality of being right
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