rectitudinous
adjective Etymology: Late Latin rectitudin-, rectitudo rectitude Date: 1897 1. characterized by rectitude 2. piously self-righteous

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  • rectitudinous — rectitudinously, adv. /rek ti toohd n euhs, tyoohd /, adj. 1. characterized by or given to rectitude. 2. virtuously self righteous; pious. [1895 1900; < LL rectitudin (s. of rectitudo RECTITUDE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • rectitudinously — adverb see rectitudinous …   Useful english dictionary

  • rec|ti|tu|di|nous — «REHK tuh TOO duh nuhs, TYOO », adjective. morally upright; virtuous: »He has spent 23 years in rectitudinous monogamy (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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