Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 01/21/17 Rectitude

Rectitude (noun)
rectitude [rek-ti-tood, -tyood]


noun
1. rightness of principle or conduct; moral virtue: the rectitude of her motives.
2. correctness: rectitude of judgment.
3. straightness.

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1. integrity, probity, principle.

Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin rēctitūdin- (stem of rēctitūdō) straightness, equivalent to Latin rēct(us) right + -tūdin- -tude

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