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correctness (n.)

1680s, "state or quality of being in conformity with an acknowledged rule or standard of what is considered true, right, moral, or proper," from correct (adj.) + -ness.

updated on April 03, 2018

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Definitions of correctness from WordNet

correctness (n.)
conformity to fact or truth;
Synonyms: rightness
correctness (n.)
the quality of conformity to social expectations;
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