ME., from MF. #French|rectitude, from LL. rectitudonem (accusative of rectitudo) "straightness", "uprighteness", from L. rectus -straight.
- 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.
From LL. rectitudonem (nominative of rectitudo) "straightness", "uprighteness", from L. rectus -straight.