Definition of rightfulness:
law, uprightness, right hand, equity, justice, righteousness, honor, rectitude, justness, right wing, right, legality, ethicality, virtue, fairness, rightfield, lawfulness, truth, fair play, propriety, morality, ethic, rightness, right field, impartiality, faithfulness, integrity, ethicalness.
They will cite you instances where they have entered into the conduct of a case with much doubt in their hearts as to the rightfulness of their client's position; but that this doubt became an affirmative certainty before they were half through with it- they knew their client was right.- "The Young Man and the World", Albert J. Beveridge.
A direct attack on Roman slavery, as it would have called in question the rightfulness of war- the leading policy of the Roman government- would, of course, have been peculiarly perilous to its presumptuous author.- "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- "Christian Mysticism", William Ralph Inge.