ETYM Latin rectitudo, from rectus right, straight: cf. French rectitude. Related to Right.
2. Rightness of principle or practice; exact conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct, either by divine or human laws; uprightness of mind; uprightness; integrity; honesty; justice.
3. Good judgment.
1. Freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles.
2. Of hair: lack of a tendency to curl.