Word of the Day: Rectitude

Credit:The Simpsons

Credit: The Simpsons

Definition: (noun) the quality or state of being correct in judgment
Origin First Known Use: 15th century (1400-50)
late Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin Latin rectitudo, from Latin rectus: straight, right
Synonyms: righteousness, decency, integrity, probity
Antonyms: corruption, dishonesty, immorality
Usage: The mind that’s conscious of its rectitude,
Laughs at the lies of rumor. — Ovid