Visit the forum if you have a language query!

rectitude

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
They come into being not through demonstration but through revelation, through the medium of powerful personalities.
Albert Einstein
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

English

Pronunciation

Etymology

Middle English, from Middle French rectitude, from Late Latin rectitudonem (accusative of rectitudo) "straightness", "uprighteness", from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] rectus -straight.

Noun

Singular
rectitude

Plural
-

rectitude (-)
  1. Rightness of principle or practice; exact conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct, either by divine or human laws; uprightness of mind; uprightness; integrity; honesty; justice.

Translations

Anagrams

References

rectitude” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


French

Etymology

From Late Latin rectitudonem (nominative of rectitudo) "straightness", "uprighteness", from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] rectus -straight.

Noun

rectitude f. (plural rectitudes)

  1. rectitude

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE