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English noun: rightness

1. rightness (attribute) according with conscience or morality

Broader (hypernym)morality

Attributeright, wrong


2. rightness (attribute) appropriate conduct; doing the right thing


Broader (hypernym)correctitude, properness, propriety

Antonymsinappropriateness, wrongness

3. rightness (attribute) conformity to fact or truth


Broader (hypernym)quality

Attributecorrect, incorrect, right, wrong

Antonymsincorrectness, wrongness

4. rightness (attribute) conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

SamplesIt was performed with justness and beauty.

Synonymsjustness, nicety

Broader (hypernym)conformance, conformity

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