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rectitude (noun) the quality of being strictly honest, and morally correct.
A person is known for their rectitude if they are honest and morally correct in their behavior. Rectitude consists in being correct about morals and honesty.
- MK Gandhi was a man of rectitude. He knew his imperfections, went about setting them right and sincerely tried to become a morally correct man. He was honest.
- It is difficult to come across persons of rectitude. Very rarely do we come across people who are honest and morally correct.