rightness


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according with conscience or morality

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appropriate conduct

conformity to fact or truth

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conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

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The point of prospectivism is to give an account of rightness that takes uncertainty into consideration.
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We should accept a "not in charge" identity that does not make our rightness contingent on others' wrongness.
Dancewise, some of my wishes have emerged in these columns over the years--such as the one that would have my dance critic colleagues less sure of the total rightness of their own opinions and admit the hint, slender wisp of a chance that they may once in the bluest of moons be wrong.
There is a vigor, a sense of rightness in his work, which may motivate both students and teachers to create their own "memory" notebooks.
They seemed unwilling to read between the holy lines when the Pope went on and on about the sacred rightness of the love between a man and a woman.
It leads to endless wrenching debate about price, copyright, 'intellectual property,' the moral rightness of casual distribution, because each round of new devices makes the tension worse, not better.
Fairchild does not ignore the danger, but like Huijskens doesn't second-guess the rightness she feels.
We have, for example, in recent years persuaded those at the top of the Conservative Party of the rightness of our grievances and our reform programme for solving the problem.
Flunder, a United Church of Christ pastor, scholar and theologian, argues well that the church cannot afford to obsess about the moral and ethical rightness of sexual orientation, while ignoring the wrongness of excluding our brothers and sisters.
Alan Scot Willis presents an honest, balanced, and forthright account of how the Southern Baptist hierarchy tried to persuade their congregations and pastors of the rightness and biblical correctness of an integrated society.
The problem comes when the breakup is accompanied by conflicts over territory and resources - conflicts which are often rooted in a web of historical claims which leaves each group deeply convinced of the rightness of its position.
We need to become confident in the rightness of our ideas, firm in our resolve, creative and determined in our social action, and unabashedly subversive of entrenched power whenever it works against our values (including those values we share with our religious friends).
It has the same BMW feeling of quality and rightness about it: the sort of involvement and feedback that makes you want to drive it and take pleasure even from short journeys to the shops.
Many of us feel it's our duty to champion rightness even when it comes to unimportant issues or facts.