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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

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

I am beyond grateful that I have a small part to play in ensuring that Homer Plessy’s legacy will be entirely defined by the rightness of his cause and undefiled by an unjust criminal conviction.
LOUISIANA GOV. PARDONS HOMER PLESSY, 125 YEARS AFTER SCOTUS ‘SEPARATE BUT EQUAL’ RULINGOLIVIA B. WAXMANJANUARY 5, 2022TIME
I have access to a perspective that puts me in a position of authority and rightness.
POET TRACY K. SMITH ON FINDING JOY DURING AN UNBEARABLE YEARCADY LANGSEPTEMBER 28, 2021TIME
There are profound differences in the psychology of the evangelical when it comes to being entitled to the rightness of belief.
COLD WAR KIDS’ NATHAN WILLETT: MY EVANGELICAL STRUGGLENATHAN WILLETTSEPTEMBER 22, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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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