Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character or condition of being upright.
  • noun Moral integrity; honesty and equity in principle or practice; conformity to rectitude and justice.
  • noun Synonyms Integrity, Honor, etc. (see honesty), fairness, principle, trustworthiness, worth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the quality or state of being upright.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The state of being moral, honest and honourable.
  • noun uncountable The state of being erect, or vertical.
  • noun countable The result or product of being upright.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
  • noun righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

Etymologies

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From upright +‎ -ness

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