Definition of uprightness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəpˌrītnəs/


1The state of being in a vertical position: steadying himself, he slowly managed to achieve a state of relative uprightness
2The condition or quality of being honorable or honest; rectitude: there is a general lack of uprightness in these postmodern times

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Syllabification: up·right·ness

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