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1. correctness

noun. ['kɝˈɛktnəs'] conformity to fact or truth.

Synonyms

  • right
  • quality
  • incorrect
  • correct
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • wrongness
  • incorrect
  • correct
  • incorrectness
  • wrong

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • correct (English)
  • correctus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Correctness

  • directness

Sentences with correctness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Prepare a rough draft and check for accuracy of facts and correctness of grammar and spelling.

Quotes about correctness


1. Political correctness? In my humor, I never talk about politics. I was never much into all that.
- Don Rickles

2. What I think the political correctness debate is really about is the power to be able to define. The definers want the power to name. And the defined are now taking that power away from them.
- Toni Morrison

3. It's a strange truth that no matter how persuaded we might be of our own correctness, the discomfiting realization that others disagree with us causes a paralyzing inability to argue the case convincingly.
- Brittney Ryan, The Legend of Holly Claus

2. correctness

noun. ['kɝˈɛktnəs'] the quality of conformity to social expectations.

Synonyms

  • political correctness
  • correctitude
  • political correctitude
  • propriety
  • properness
  • faultlessness

Antonyms

  • political incorrectness
  • incorrectness
  • impropriety
  • unrighteousness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • correct (English)
  • correctus (Latin)
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