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1. uprightness

noun. position at right angles to the horizon.

Synonyms

  • spatial relation
  • verticalness
  • erectness
  • position

Antonyms

  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • upright (English)
  • upriht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. uprightness

noun. righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest.

Synonyms

  • rectitude

Antonyms

  • southernness
  • anterior

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • upright (English)
  • upriht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. uprightness

noun. the property of being upright in posture.

Synonyms

  • stance

Antonyms

  • inwardness
  • exterior

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • upright (English)
  • upriht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word uprightness


1. Noun, singular or mass
A golf club's lie angle is a measure of the degree of uprightness of the toe of the club to the ground.

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