cor|rect|i|tude


cor|rect|i|tude
cor|rect|i|tude «kuh REHK tuh tood, -tyood», noun.
correctness of conduct or behavior: »

Like his father and grandfather he had an eye for correctitude in dress and decorations (London Times).

[< correct, on analogy of rectitude]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cor|rect´ly — cor|rect «kuh REHKT», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. free from mistakes or faults; true; right: »He gave the correct answer. 2. agreeing with a good standard of taste; proper: »correct manners, correct dress. 3. conforming to an accepted standard,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rect´ing|ly — cor|rect «kuh REHKT», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. free from mistakes or faults; true; right: »He gave the correct answer. 2. agreeing with a good standard of taste; proper: »correct manners, correct dress. 3. conforming to an accepted standard,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rect´i|ble — cor|rect «kuh REHKT», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. free from mistakes or faults; true; right: »He gave the correct answer. 2. agreeing with a good standard of taste; proper: »correct manners, correct dress. 3. conforming to an accepted standard,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rect´a|ble — cor|rect «kuh REHKT», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. free from mistakes or faults; true; right: »He gave the correct answer. 2. agreeing with a good standard of taste; proper: »correct manners, correct dress. 3. conforming to an accepted standard,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rect — «kuh REHKT», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. free from mistakes or faults; true; right: »He gave the correct answer. 2. agreeing with a good standard of taste; proper: »correct manners, correct dress. 3. conforming to an accepted standard, especially… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rect|ed — «kuh REHK tihd», adjective. made free from mistakes or faults: »a corrected test paper. SYNONYM(S): emended, rectified …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rect|ness — «kuh REHKT nihs», noun. 1. the quality or condition of being free from mistakes or faults or of agreeing with a standard of good taste: »He denied the correctness of the assertion (H. H. Wilson). 2. the fact or condition of being politically… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in´cor|rect´ness — in|cor|rect «IHN kuh REHKT», adjective. 1. not correct; containing errors or mistakes; wrong; faulty: »The newspaper gave an incorrect account of the accident. SYNONYM(S): erroneous, inaccurate. 2. not agreeing with a good standard of taste;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in´cor|rect´ly — in|cor|rect «IHN kuh REHKT», adjective. 1. not correct; containing errors or mistakes; wrong; faulty: »The newspaper gave an incorrect account of the accident. SYNONYM(S): erroneous, inaccurate. 2. not agreeing with a good standard of taste;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|cor|rect — «IHN kuh REHKT», adjective. 1. not correct; containing errors or mistakes; wrong; faulty: »The newspaper gave an incorrect account of the accident. SYNONYM(S): erroneous, inaccurate. 2. not agreeing with a good standard of taste; improper: » …   Useful english dictionary


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