Uprightness Up"right`ness, n. the quality or state of being upright. [1913 Webster]

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  • uprightness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being morally sound: good, goodness, morality, probity, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, virtue, virtuousness. See RIGHT …   English dictionary for students

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  • uprightness — n. 1. Erectness, perpendicular, erection. 2. Honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, justice, equity, fairness, incorruptibility, righteousness, goodness, virtue, honor, trustworthiness, trustiness, worth, dignity of character …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • uprightness — up·right·ness …   English syllables

  • uprightness — noun 1. the property of being upright in posture • Syn: ↑erectness • Derivationally related forms: ↑upright, ↑erect (for: ↑erectness) • Hypernyms: ↑stance …   Useful english dictionary

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