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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; Conformity to fact or truth; According with conscience or morality; Appropriate conduct.

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  • America seems to think that its rightness is something that happens.
  • In practical terms it becomes a cost/benefit analysis as to HOW to do this, but the rightness is not in question.
  • America's center-rightness is supposedly proven by the fact that we don't have a government-run health-care system.
  • Underlying every Constitutional right is the tacit recognition of "rightness" -- that which is appropriate, decent, respectful, and just. for more
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