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synonyms for upstanding

  • ethical
  • good
  • honest
  • incorruptible
  • moral
  • prideful
  • principled
  • straightforward
  • true
  • trustworthy
  • upright
See also synonyms for: upstandingness

antonyms for upstanding

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  • bad
  • corrupted
  • dishonorable
  • disreputable
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How to use upstanding in a sentence

If not for upstanding teachers who’ve come forward and wanted to tell the truth, the survivors wouldn’t get justice because San Diego Unified isn’t forthcoming.
CRITICS SAY ABUSE, HARASSMENT CASES CAST A CLOUD OVER MARTEN’S NOMINATIONKAYLA JIMENEZMARCH 8, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He's been dead now this many years—a fine upstanding man he was, and ready with his hands as well as his head.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
The inner circle of Stonehenge consisted of five upstanding trilithons of which the stones came—by popular repute—from Ireland.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Shortly he was Corporal Ginsburg—a trim upstanding corporal.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
Each gentleman looked in his neighbour's face, and then transferred his glance to the upstanding coachman.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
The pauldrons are larger and the upstanding neck-guards more pronounced.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
We stared at him, a tattered ruin but an upstanding youngster, and we could sense no flaw in him now.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
A recollection of the smooth, upstanding expanse of the upper meadow gave her a clue.
THE CAMERONS OF HIGHBOROBETH B. GILCHRIST
Around each one's head he firmly tied a twisted handkerchief, and stuck inside it a row of stiffly upstanding feathers.
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
The old man removed his spectacles, ran a hand through upstanding white hair, and regarded his questioner suspiciously.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UPSTANDING

  • animated
  • big-time
  • bright
  • elated
  • eloquent
  • eminent
  • ethical
  • exalted
  • exhilarated
  • formal
  • grand
  • grandiloquent
  • heavy
  • high
  • high-flown
  • high-minded
  • honorable
  • inflated
  • lofty
  • noble
  • righteous
  • stately
  • sublime
  • superb
  • upright
  • upstanding
  • virtuous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.