- righting reflex,
- rights issue,
Origin of rightness
Examples from the Web for rightness
Wouk takes for granted - not only the rightness of the war's cause - but also the worth and merit of the warriors.
Since then they have fallen over themselves to prove the rightness of their forecast.
I believe in the rightness of it, and I believe I have a right to it.Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan: What I Learned as a Rock Star|Billy Corgan|July 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We all want people to be convinced of the rightness (and righteousness) of our positions.What’s the Truth Behind the Viral Post About a Gay Christian Teen?|Jesse Singal|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We want to believe in the rightness of our own conduct, to see our lives as a series of mostly well-intentioned decisions.
The doctrine of the rightness of public opinion, however, never required proof.Behind the Mirrors|Clinton W. Gilbert
If my theory be correct, rightness of form is invariably a consequence of rightness of emotion.Art|Clive Bell
If there was one quality more than another which had distinguished it, it had been its simple sense of rightness.The Dark Tower|Phyllis Bottome
There is no standard external to the laws of the art itself by which to judge the rightness and the beauty of the individual work.The Gate of Appreciation|Carleton Noyes
But it has a rightness and controlled power of its own which place it, to my mind, fully on a level with the other two.Life of John Keats|Sidney Colvin