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uprightness

Noun

1 the property of being upright in posture [syn: erectness]
2 position at right angles to the horizon [syn: verticality, verticalness, erectness]
3 uprightness as a consequence of being honorable and honest [syn: rectitude]

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English

Noun

uprightness
  1. the state of being moral, honest and honourable
  2. the state of being erect, or vertical
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