correctitude correctitude


  • (n) correct or appropriate behavior



  1. Even though freedom, tolerance and other qualities might be termed democracy's adjusted faults, these are by far to be preferred to the rigid correctitude of totalitarianism.
  2. Peace will not be preserved by pious sentiments expressed in terms of platitudes or by official grimaces and diplomatic correctitude.
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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /