What is another word for uprightness?

Synonyms for uprightnessup·right·ness

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term uprightness.

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. uprightness

    In its governmental relations, human or divine, justice is the giving to every person exactly what he deserves, not necessarily involving any consideration of what any other may deserve; equity (the quality of being equal) is giving every one as much advantage, privilege, or consideration as is given to any other; it is that which is equally right or just to all concerned; equity is equal justice and is thus a close synonym for fairness and impartiality, but it has a philosophical and legal precision that those words have not. In legal proceedings cases arise for which the law has not adequately provided, or in which general provisions, just in the main, would work individual hardship. The system of equity, devised to supply the insufficiencies of law, deals with cases "to which the law by reason of its universality can not apply." "Equity, then, ... is the soul and spirit of all law; positive law is construed and rational law is made by it." Blackstone bk. iii, ch. 27, p. 429. In personal and social relations justice is the rendering to every one what is due or merited, whether in act, word, or thought; in matters of reasoning, or literary work of any kind, justice is close, faithful, unprejudiced, and unbiased adherence to essential truth or fact; we speak of the justice of a statement, or of doing justice to a subject. Integrity, rectitude, right, righteousness and virtue denote conformity of personal conduct to the moral law, and thus necessarily include justice, which is giving others that which is their due. Lawfulness is an ambiguous word, meaning in its narrower sense mere legality, which may be very far from justice, but in its higher sense signifying accordance with the supreme law of right, and thus including perfect justice. Justness refers rather to logical relations than to practical matters; as, we speak of the justness of a statement or of a criticism. See JUDGE, n.

    Synonyms:
    equity, fair play, fairness, faithfulness, honor, impartiality, integrity, justice, justness, law, lawfulness, legality, rectitude, right, righteousness, rightfulness, truth, virtue

    Antonyms:
    dishonesty, favoritism, inequity, injustice, partiality, unfairness, unlawfulness, unreasonableness, untruth, wrong

    Preposition:
    The justice of the king; to or for the oppressed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erectness, uprightnessnoun

    the property of being upright in posture

    Synonyms:
    verticalness, erectness, rectitude, verticality

  2. verticality, verticalness, erectness, uprightnessnoun

    position at right angles to the horizon

    Synonyms:
    verticalness, erectness, rectitude, verticality

  3. uprightness, rectitudenoun

    righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

    Synonyms:
    verticalness, erectness, rectitude, verticality

Matched Categories

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. uprightnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    perpendicularity, verticality, erectness, honesty, integrity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "uprightness":

    righteousness

How to pronounce uprightness?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say uprightness in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#234right
#332law
#1818justice
#2276truth
#2555equity
#4193honor
#5004integrity
#9875virtue
#13198fairness
#17802righteousness
#24979legality
#39237faithfulness
#41680impartiality
#89830lawfulness
#110682rectitude
#138911uprightness
#201645verticality
#207991justness

How to use uprightness in a sentence?

  1. Barbara Paley:

    In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.

Images & Illustrations of uprightness

  1. uprightness
    uprightness
    uprightness
    uprightness
    uprightness

Translations for uprightness

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for uprightness »

Translation

Find a translation for the uprightness synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"uprightness." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 28 Jul 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/uprightness>.

Discuss these uprightness synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for uprightness?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following is a possible synonym for the word Fury?
    • A. moron
    • B. mad
    • C. none of these
    • D. stupid

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for uprightness: