HyperDic: correctness

English > 2 senses of the word correctness:
NOUNattributecorrectness, rightnessconformity to fact or truth
attributecorrectnessthe quality of conformity to social expectations
correctness > pronunciation
Soundskereh'ktnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > correctness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningconformity to fact or truth.
Synonymrightness
Attributescorrect, rightFree from error
incorrect, wrongnot correct
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeincorrectness, wrongnessThe quality of not conforming to fact or truth
Spanishcorrección, correctitud, propiedad
Catalancorrecció
Adjectivescorrectfree from error
English > correctness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of conformity to social expectations.
Narrowerfaultlessness, impeccabilityThe quality of being without an error or fault
political correctness, political correctitudeavoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude or marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against
Broaderpropriety, properness, correctitudecorrect or appropriate behavior
Oppositeincorrectnesslack of conformity to social expectations
Adjectivescorrectcorrect in opinion or judgment
correctsocially right or correct
correctin accord / accord with accepted standards of usage / usage or procedure

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