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  • nounethics
  • noungood
  • nounaccuracy

synonyms for rightness

  • goodness
  • righteousness
  • belief
  • conduct
  • conscience
  • convention
  • conventionalities
  • criteria
  • decency
  • ethic
  • ethos
  • honesty
  • honor
  • ideal
  • imperative
  • integrity
  • morality
  • mores
  • nature
  • practice
  • principles
  • propriety
  • rightfulness
  • standard
  • standards
  • value
  • ethicality
  • ethicalness
  • moral code
  • natural law
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antonyms for rightness

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  • corruption
  • disgrace
  • dishonesty
  • dishonor
  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • wrong
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How to use rightness in a sentence

And so these features take on a kind of moral rightness before they are judged of as pleasing to the eye and as beautiful.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
You may have similar qualms over rent and the rightness and wrongness of it.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
And that again is because they are not clean enough themselves to value rightness above rubies!
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
And, during the years of my preparation, there never came to me a doubt of the rightness of my decision.
MARY AND ISTEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
Again the assurance of perfect rightness came back in a mighty roar from the hills.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
This rightness was just a vulgar “fluke”—there were lots of words really clever that were of no use at all.
THE REAL THING AND OTHER TALESHENRY JAMES
If there was one quality more than another which had distinguished it, it had been its simple sense of rightness.
THE DARK TOWERPHYLLIS BOTTOME
It had a rightness and a goodness which was obvious in spite of its novelty.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
Now to me, this seems a type of that rightness which the soul demands.
LAY MORALSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The rightness or wrongness of an action lies in its consequences.
DETERMINISM OR FREE-WILL?CHAPMAN COHEN
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WORDS RELATED TO RIGHTNESS

  • bon ton
  • civility
  • correctitude
  • decency
  • decorousness
  • decorum
  • fitness
  • good breeding
  • order
  • orderliness
  • properness
  • rightness
  • seemliness
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