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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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Words that Rhyme with Political Correctness

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Example sentences of the word political-correctness


1. Noun Phrase
• Is inclusion more about political correctness than education?

2. Noun Phrase
These initiatives can be typecast as tokenism or as systems that push political correctness instead of fairness.

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)

3. political

adjective. ['pəˈlɪtəkəl, pəˈlɪtɪkəl'] involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians.

Synonyms

  • governmental
  • policy-making

Antonyms

  • unpolitical
  • apolitical

Etymology

  • politicus (Latin)
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