Synonyms and related words:
absoluteness, accuracy, attention to fact, care for truth, correctness, delicacy, exactitude, exactness, faithfulness, faultlessness, fidelity, fineness, flawlessness, literalism, literality, literalness, mathematical precision, meticulousness, niceness, nicety, perfection, preciseness, precision, refinement, right, rigidity, rigor, rigorousness, severity, strictness, subtlety, textualism, the letter

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  • Rightness — Right ness, n. [AS. rihtnes.] Straightness; as, the rightness of a line. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality or state of being right; right relation. [1913 Webster] The craving for rightness with God. J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rightness — [rīt′nis] n. 1. soundness of moral principles; integrity 2. agreement with truth or fact; correctness 3. appropriateness; suitability …   English World dictionary

  • rightness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Conformity with reason or justice Nouns 1. rightness, right, what ought to be, what should be, fitness, propriety; due[ness], rightfulness; morality, probity, honor, virtue, lawfulness; dictate of… …   English dictionary for students

  • rightness — tikrumas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Požymio parametro klasifikavimo, skaičiavimo arba matavimo rezultato teorinės vertės, nustatytos pagal nurodytą metodą tikslinant su pamatine verte (kuri atsižvelgiant į… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • rightness — right ► ADJECTIVE 1) on, towards, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing which is to the east when the person or thing is facing north. 2) morally good, justified, or acceptable. 3) factually correct. 4) most appropriate: the right …   English terms dictionary

  • rightness — noun see right I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rightness — /ruyt nis/, n. 1. correctness or accuracy. 2. propriety or fitness. 3. moral integrity. 4. Obs. straightness or directness. [bef. 950; ME; OE rihtnes. See RIGHT, NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rightness — noun a) The characteristic of being right; correctness. b) The result or product of being right …   Wiktionary

  • rightness — sb. 1629 B …   Oldest English Words

  • rightness — right·ness || raɪtnɪs n. correctness; moral correctness, justness, fairness; normalcy; suitability, appropriateness …   English contemporary dictionary

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