Definition of Correctitude

1. Noun. Correct or appropriate behavior.

Definition of Correctitude

1. Noun. The quality of being correct ¹

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Definition of Correctitude

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Correctitude

correction fluid
correction fluids
correction officer
correctional facilities
correctional facility
correctional institution
correctional institutions
correctional officer
correctional rehabilitation
corrections officer
corrections officers
correctitude (current term)
corrective emotional experience
corrective rapes
corrective shoe
corrector magnet

Literary usage of Correctitude

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rachel, Her Stage Life and Her Real Life by Francis Henry Gribble (1911)
"In the end, as we know, his correctitude jarred upon her, and she so acted as to divert him from his intention. In the meantime, however, he loved her, ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1903)
"... with a pomp of correctitude far above the beadle's, would now pass the tippling accounts of its members “for to drink with” certain persons and discuss ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"... diverged from the path of moral correctitude, and had taken out a through ticket to the other side of Jordan. Then there was a tremon- strous haul at ..."

4. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey (1921)
"Leopold himself must have envied such perfect correctitude; but what may be admirable in an elderly statesman is alarming in a maiden of nineteen. ..."

5. Diplomatic Documents Relating to the Outbreak of the European War by James Brown Scott (1916)
"... to prove to all impartial people the guilt of the Governments both of England and of Belgium and to show the foresight and correctitude of Germany. ..."

6. Contemporary France by Gabriel Hanotaux (1905)
"... correctitude of style and the nobility of inspiration. He is not indulgent; a burning pain has hurt him. He translates and annotates ancient poets, ..."

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