from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Appropriate manners and behavior; propriety.
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- n. The quality of being correct
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. correct or appropriate behavior.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. correct or appropriate behavior
I was looking at it in terms of interrogative correctitude.
Perhaps lost in this Oliver Miles tempest is the fact that Britain now has to suffer through yet another exercise in political correctitude of revisiting the Iraq question - hasn't enough ink been spilled in this ongoing soap opera?
If you're right you will be assured of your correctitude, and if you're wrong you'll see a fixter-in-training beginning a lifelong love affair with fixed-gear cycling.
We've grown so fearful of words, so deathly afraid of expressed points of view, that we no longer feel free to articulate them unemcumbered by the heavy hand of political correctitude.
The German sense of correctitude was deeply shocked by this outbreak.
That reactionary curmudgeon Fred do NOT bother linking to him if you have any lingering political correctitude! has just written an essay titled "A Colony Again" in reaction to a WaPo piece on, well, graduate students who can't read.
Some imp of perversity makes me think that it is a bit funny when two darlings of political correctitude seem to go up against each other.
Frank, do you feel you're a victim of political correctitude run amuck here?
And they got small satisfaction out of the Bench, which refused altogether to perceive the relentless correctitude of the behaviour of either party, and reproved the eagerness of Mrs. Rusper — speaking to her gently, firmly but exasperatingly as
Choice that is not willed is not choice at all; goodness by compulsion is not goodness, but merely correctitude -- the behaviour of a skilfully-devised mechanism, but possessing no _moral_ quality whatever.