AskDefine | Define rightness

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1 according with conscience or morality [ant: wrongness]
2 appropriate conduct; doing the right thing [syn: appropriateness] [ant: inappropriateness]
3 conformity to fact or truth [syn: correctness] [ant: incorrectness, incorrectness]
4 conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty" [syn: justness, nicety]

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  1. The characteristic of being right; correctness.

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