Rec"ti*tude (r?k"t?*t?d), n. [L.
rectitudo, fr. rectus right, straight: cf. F.
rectitude. See Right.] 1.
Straightness. [R.] Johnson.
2. Rightness of principle or practice; exact
conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct,
either by divine or human laws; uprightness of mind; uprightness;
integrity; honesty; justice.
3. Right judgment. [R.] Sir G. C.
Syn. -- See Justice.