correctitude

Definitions of correctitude
  1. noun
    correct or appropriate behavior
    synonyms: properness, propriety
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    Antonyms:
    improperness, impropriety
    an improper demeanor
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    decorousness, decorum
    propriety in manners and conduct
    appropriateness, rightness
    appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    correctness
    the quality of conformity to social expectations
    good form
    behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time
    priggishness, primness
    exaggerated and arrogant properness
    modesty, reserve
    formality and propriety of manner
    grace, seemliness
    a sense of propriety and consideration for others
    decency
    the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
    faultlessness, impeccability
    the quality of being without an error or fault
    political correctitude, political correctness
    avoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude or marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against
    demureness
    the trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
    becomingness
    the quality of being becoming
    modestness, modesty
    freedom from vanity or conceit
    type of:
    behavior, behaviour, conduct, demeanor, demeanour, deportment
    (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

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