cor|rec|ti|tude [kəˈrektıtju:d US -tu:d] n [U] formal
[Date: 1800-1900; Origin: correct + rectitude]
correctness of behaviour

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  • correctitude — n. correct or appropriate behavior. Syn: propriety, properness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • correctitude — index propriety (correctness), protocol (etiquette) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • correctitude — [kə rek′tə to͞od΄, kə rek′tyo͞od΄] n. [< CORRECT, after RECTITUDE] the quality of being correct, esp. in conduct; propriety …   English World dictionary

  • correctitude — noun Etymology: blend of correct and rectitude Date: 1893 correctness or propriety of conduct …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • correctitude — /keuh rek ti toohd , tyoohd /, n. correctness, esp. of manners and conduct. [1890 95; b. CORRECT and RECTITUDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • correctitude — noun The quality of being correct Syn: correctness …   Wiktionary

  • correctitude — cor rect·i·tude || tɪtjuːd n. appropriate behavior …   English contemporary dictionary

  • correctitude — [kə rɛktɪtju:d] noun conscious correctness in one s behaviour …   English new terms dictionary

  • correctitude — noun (U) formal correctness of behaviour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • correctitude — cor·rec·ti·tude …   English syllables

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