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1. rightness

noun. ['ˈraɪtnəs'] according with conscience or morality.

Synonyms

  • morality
  • right

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • right
  • wrongness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • right (English)
  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Rightness

  • politeness
  • whiteness
  • tightness
  • lightness

Sentences with rightness


1. Noun, singular or mass
It may also come with a strong sense of rightness or truth that you can't explain.

Quotes about rightness


1. America is an empire. I hope you know that now. All empires, by definition, are bumbling, shambolic, bullying, bureaucratic affairs, as certain of the rightness of their cause in infancy, as they are corrupted by power in their dotage.
- Felix Dennis

2. I'm making a listI'm making a list of things I must sayFor politeness,And goodness and kindness and gentlenessSweetness and rightness:HelloPardon meHow are you?Excuse meBless youMay I?Thank youGoodbyeIf you know some that I've forgot,Please stick them in you eye!
- Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein

3. Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did.
- Nora Roberts

2. rightness

noun. ['ˈraɪtnəs'] appropriate conduct; doing the right thing.

Synonyms

  • appropriateness
  • propriety
  • properness

Antonyms

  • inappropriateness
  • impropriety
  • center
  • liberal

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • right (English)
  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. rightness

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

Synonyms

  • quality
  • incorrect
  • correctness
  • correct
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • wrongness
  • incorrect
  • correct
  • incorrectness
  • wrong

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • right (English)
  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. rightness

noun. ['ˈraɪtnəs'] conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety.

Synonyms

  • conformance
  • conformity
  • nicety

Antonyms

  • inaccurate
  • false
  • falsify
  • left

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • right (English)
  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
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