Definition of rectitude:
justness, virtue, righteousness, equity, integrity, truth, faithfulness, legality, justice, rightfulness, uprightness, lawfulness, goodness, honesty, fair play, verticality, law, verticalness, erectness, rightness, probity, good, virtuousness, right, honor, fairness, impartiality, morality.
- "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.
This lady was one of my oldest parishioners, and took liberties for which she had no other justification, except indeed an unhesitating belief in the superior rectitude of whatever came into her own head can be counted as one.- "The Seaboard Parish Volume 1", George MacDonald.
Frollo had full assurance of Arthur's rectitude In the simplicity of his heart he sent urgent messages to the king, praying him to enter in the Island, that body to body they might bring their quarrel to an end.- "Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut", Wace.