Definition of rightness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈraɪtnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈraɪtnəs//
    [uncountable] (formal)
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  1. 1the quality of being morally good or acceptable the rightness (= justice) of their cause opposite wrongness (2)
  2. 2the quality of being correct for a particular situation or thing, or for a particular person the rightness of his decision