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Definition of "correctitude" [correctitude]

  • Appropriate manners and behavior; propriety. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "correctitude" in a sentence
  • "I was looking at it in terms of interrogative correctitude."
  • "Perhaps lost in this Oliver Miles tempest is the fact that Britain now has to suffer through yet another exercise in political correctitude of revisiting the Iraq question - hasn't enough ink been spilled in this ongoing soap opera?"
  • "If you're right you will be assured of your correctitude, and if you're wrong you'll see a fixter-in-training beginning a lifelong love affair with fixed-gear cycling."