noun. ['ˈrɛktɪˌtuːd'] righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest.
Words that Rhyme with Rectitude
Example sentences of the word rectitude
1. Noun, singular or mass
One's fate is not determined by past lives but through perseverance and moral rectitude in the current one.
Quotes containing the word rectitude
1. O may I join the choir invisibleOf those immortal dead who live againIn minds made better by their presence; liveIn pulses stirred to generosity,In deeds of daring rectitude...
- George Eliot, O May I Join the Choir Invisible! And Other Favourite Poems
2. Do those people who hold up the Bible as an inspiration tomoral rectitude have the slightest notion of what is actually writtenin it?
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion