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rectitudinous (rek tuh TYOO duh nuhs) (adjective), more rectitudinous, most rectitudinous
1. Relating to being honest and morally correct: Margarete’s friend suggested that she should consult with the most rectitudinous lawyer in the area in order to get the best and most decent advice regarding her legal problem.
2. Self-righteous in a religious or devout way: The term rectitudinous sometimes suggests not only moral uprightness but also an unacceptable "holier-than-thou attitude".
3. Etymology: from Late Latin rectitudin-, which is derived from the Latin element rectus, "straight" and "right".
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