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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Upright

UPRIGHT, adjective upri'te or up'rite. [up and right. This word is marked in books with the accent on the first syllable. But it is frequently pronounced with the accent on the second, and the accent on the first syllable of its derivatives is inadmissible.]

1. Erect; perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; as an upright tree; an upright post. Among mechanics, plumb.

2. Erected; pricked up; shooting directly from the body.

All have their ears upright -

With chatt'ring teeth and bristling hair upright

3. Honest; just; adhering to rectitude in all social intercourse; not deviating from correct moral principles; as an upright man. Job 1:1.

4. Conformable to moral rectitude.

Conscience rewards upright conduct with pleasure.

UP'RIGHT, noun

1. In architecture, a representation or draught of the front of a building; called also an elevation, or orthography.

2. Something standing erect or perpendicular.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Uprightly

UPRIGHTLY, adverb

1. In a direction perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; in an erect position.

2. Honestly; with strict observance of rectitude; as, to live uprightly

He that walketh uprightly walketh surely. Proverbs 10:9.


Naves Topical Index
Uprightness

See Righteousness
Righteousness


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Uprightness

UPRIGHTNESS, noun

1. Perpendicular erection.

2. Honesty; integrity in principle or practice; conformity to rectitude and justice in social dealings.

The truly upright man is inflexible in his uprightness