Definition of rectitude in English:

rectitude

Syllabification: rec·ti·tude
Pronunciation: /ˈrektəˌt(y)o͞od
 
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noun

formal

Origin

late Middle English (denoting straightness): from Old French, from late Latin rectitudo, from Latin rectus 'right, straight'.

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