rightfulness

Definitions

  • Right and Wrong Ways of Perpendicular Chiseling
    Right and Wrong Ways of Perpendicular Chiseling
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rightfulness anything in accord with principles of justice "he feels he is in the right","the rightfulness of his claim"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

MIGHT IS RIGHT MIGHT IS RIGHT
A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258 A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258
Showing portico on the left and rotunda on the right Showing portico on the left and rotunda on the right
If you'll believe me, Christopher Columbus Allen walked right into our kitchen If you'll believe me, Christopher Columbus Allen walked right into our kitchen
"They denied the right of suffrage to wimmen and give it to the Injuns." "They denied the right of suffrage to wimmen and give it to the Injuns."
all Right, Boss; Dats a Go' 052 all Right, Boss; Dats a Go' 052
right Shoulder Shift--arms!' 067 right Shoulder Shift--arms!' 067
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: India has a Bill of Rights for cows
    • Rightfulness Moral rectitude; righteousness. "We fail of perfect rightfulness ."
    • Rightfulness The quality or state of being rightful; accordance with right and justice.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does
    • n rightfulness Righteousness.
    • n rightfulness The character or state of being rightful; justice; accordance with the rules of right: as, the rightfulness of a claim to lands or tenements.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first place in the western world to give women the right to vote was an island known as Man.
    • ns Rightfulness righteousness: justice
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Quotations

  • Gerald G. Jampolsky
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
    “You can be right or you can be happy.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    John%20F.%20Kennedy
    “In giving rights to others which belong to them, we give rights to ourselves and to our country.”
  • William Penn
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    “Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.”
  • Harry Weinberger
    Harry Weinberger
    “The greatest right in the world is the right to be wrong.”
  • Demosthenes
    Demosthenes
    “No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods.”
  • Lou Holtz
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    “Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.”

Idioms

Dead right - This means that something or someone is absolutely correct, without doubt.
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Even a broken clock is right twice a day - This is used when people get lucky and are undeservedly successful.('Even a stopped clock is right twice a day' is also used.)
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Heart in the right place - If someone's heart is in the right place, they are good and kind, though they might not always appear to be so.
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Hit the right note - If you hit the right note, you speak or act in a way that has a positive effect on people.('Strike the right note' is also used.)
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Left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing - If the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing, then communication within a company, organisation, group, etc, is so bad that people don't know what the others are doing.
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On the right foot - If you start something or set off on the right foot, you get off to a good start.
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Right as rain - If things are right as rain, then everything is going well in your life.
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Right church, wrong pew - Right church, wrong pew means that someone is very nearly right, but someting is wrong.
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Right out of the blocks - This means immediately; at the very beginning. It describes a sprinter blasting out of the starting blocks at the beginning of a short distance race (e.g., 100-yard dash, 50-yard dash).
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Right royal - (UK) A right royal night out would be an extremely exciting, memorable and fun one.
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Right up my alley - If something is right up your alley, it suits you perfectly.
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Right up your street - If something is ideal for you, it is right up your street.
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Tick all the right boxes - To meet or fit the criteria or expectations. For example, "This product ticked all the right boxes for me", or "That applicant's interview didn't go so well; it didn't tick any of my boxes".
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Usage

In literature:

If I'd 'a' had my gun on me that Young Pete would be right side of Steve, right now!
"The Ridin' Kid from Powder River" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Bland Halliday is all right if you treat him right.
"Skyrider" by B. M. Bower
She used to fill the house with music right out of her heart.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
Right is right; and thou shalt have it.
"Lorna Doone" by R. D. Blackmore
There are two teepees, one at right, and one at left, their doors closed.
"Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People" by Constance D'Arcy Mackay
It is important to do this at the right time, in the right way, and with the right materials.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
My natural rights, my civil rights, my political rights, my judicial rights, are all alike ignored.
"An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony" by Anonymous
It opens in three weeks, and Fairy can make freshmen all right, they tell me.
"Prudence of the Parsonage" by Ethel Hueston
The right to land, and the right to slaves, are not so different as some would suppose.
"Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again" by Joseph Barker
The South is right eternally and forever right.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
I don't think it is right that any tax payer should be deprived of the right to vote.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Mr. Ijams also says that I had declared that man had not only the right to do right, but also the right to do wrong.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 7 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Society has no right to take revenge; no right to torture a convict; no right to do wrong because some individual has done wrong.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
In a word, we had a right to do anything to preserve this Government which they had a right to do to found it.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Political" by Robert G. Ingersoll
MAY it please the Court and gentlemen of the jury: We consider that the right to be tried by jury is the right preservative of all other rights.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Legal" by Robert G. Ingersoll
If slavery was right then, it is right now; and if Jehovah was right then, the Mormons are right now.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
You cannot expect everybody to agree in the right, and I cannot expect to be always in the right myself.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Personally I find it all right.
"The Everlasting Arms" by Joseph Hocking
Justice, kindness, the conduct of the Golden Rule are the right and good.
"Ethics" by John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
I stuck out against that fellow because I felt right through me that he wasn't right in himself, for B.
"The Graftons" by Archibald Marshall
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In poetry:

Might they be too heavy
Or even a little too tight?
I am hoping and I'm praying
They'll fit and be just right.
"Hopeful" by Amelia Wire Holmes Aaron
Every time would have its song
If the heart were right,
Seeing Love all tender-strong
Fills the day and night.
"December 27, 1879" by George MacDonald
And when wrongs come near thee
Crowding to the fight,
Let the Sense of Right
Make thee strong and cheer thee!
"The Sense Of Right" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Waste of life and woe of fight,
Nothing do concern me;
If the soldier comes in right,
Surely he shall earn me.
"Dialogue With Fame." by Samuel Bamford
Who, then, is it that hath courage?
He that doth proclaim,
Unto all their right to freedom,
Every man the same.
"Who Hath The Courage?" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
"Not he,"
The kind old woman said, right soothingly.
"Does not he ever know, love, ever do
What you like best?"
"Laurance - [Part 3]" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

But the 32-year-old speedster shouldn't be robbed of any credit for being in the right place at the right time.
Why the right to form a union should be a civil right .
Gay Rights vs Civil Right s.
VOTING RIGHTS GROUPS COMMEND NORTON OUTDOOR FOR PROTECTING VOTING RIGHTS, REMOVING INTIMIDATING VOTER FRAUD BILLBOARDS.
There's comes a time when you are looking for just the right thing in customer service, and I have found the right place when it comes to computer servicing or just buying/selling textbooks.
They must deliver the right care—whether that be preventive, chronic, outpatient, acute, or long-term care—at the right time and in the right way.
How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time: Solving the Riddle of Right and Wrong.
The new hotel at the corner of Hollywood and Vine might be too Steampunk cool for some, but it's the right type for the right spot.
ARLINGTON — Looking for a power right-handed reliever to supplement their bullpen, it's possible the Rangers found him Thursday night right under their noses.
Call it the right time, the right place, the right situation.
His problem, then, is to figure out the right stacks to tip over in the right directions in the right order.
How can you be sure you are using the right advertising medium and getting out the right message to your customers.
He's cute, he seems to say all the right things, he doesn't call too much but when he does its the right time.
Just because you put together the right race machine doesn't mean it was put together right.
While throwing more products at customers, retailers use web-enabled planning to get the right products to stores at the right time.
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In science:

The increasing sequence in the upper right corner of the lower box consists of all the remaining elements that lie to the left of e, and possibly the element immediately to the right of e if it should happen to be the least element to the right of e other than c.
Enumerating indices of Schubert varieties defined by inclusions
Its scattering properties at frequency ω are described by two N × N transmission matrices t21 (ω ) and t12 (ω ) (transmission from left to right and from right to left), plus two N × N reflection matrices r11 (ω ) and r22 (ω ) (reflection from left to left and from right to right).
Brightness of a phase-conjugating mirror behind a random medium
It has the block structure S = (cid:18) r t′ t r′ (cid:19) , with N × N reflection matrices r and r′ (reflection from left to left and from right to right) and transmission matrices t and t′ (transmission from left to right and from right to left).
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
Conversely let Bq be a right (resp. left) embeddable quantum homogeneous space; then the right (resp. left) ideal generated by {b − ε(b)1} is a bilateral coideal in Aq and identifies a right (resp.
Induction of quantum group representations
The boundary values of the functions must satisfy Φright (z )ezU = Φleft(z )ezU S for z ∈ ℓ+ , |z | > R; Φright (z )ezU = Φleft(z )ezU S T for z ∈ ℓ− , |z | > R; Φright(z )ezU = Φ0 (z )z µzRC for |z | = R, z ∈ Πright ; Φleft(z )ezU S = Φ0 (z )z µzRC for |z | = R, z ∈ Πleft .
Geometry and analytic theory of Frobenius manifolds
The right bracket indicates a distinction between left and right with an emphasis on the left. A left and right bracket taken together become a container when each is in the domain indicated by the other.
Biologic
For d2 to be equal to 0, those in the first two columns from the left only require m and ∆ to be (co)commutative, the top right one requires m to be associative, the middle right one requires ∆ to be coassociative, and the bottom right one requires the identity ∆ ◦ m = (m ⊗ id) ◦ (id ⊗ ∆).
An endomorphism of the Khovanov invariant
In a similar fashion we define right turns for polynomial sites: we say that three sites u(t), v(t), and w(t) ordered by O< make a right turn at t = 0, if w(t) is on the right of luv (t) at t = 0.
Limits of Voronoi Diagrams
One obvious prerequisite for the occurrence of a starburst is the availability of sufficient gaseous fuel for the much enhanced star formation, of the right properties, e.g., temperature, density, and dynamics, and at the right location at the right time.
Fueling and morphology of central starbursts
It appears in the internal space curvature term identified in the action. H is a map from right to right, and after a Wick rotation (as partially described in 2), G and Gt are maps between left and left or right and right.
Finite temperature corrections and embedded strings in noncommutative geometry and the standard model with neutrino mixing
If the boundary conditions are chosen as for the Ising model, with those on the left part being of spin type 1 (say) and those on the right of spin type 2, the right boundary curve of the cluster connected to the boundary spins of type 1 does not everywhere coincide with the right boundary curve of those of type 2.
SLE in the three-state Potts model - a numerical study
The arc ˜α divides ˜S into two regions, one to the left and the other to the right of ˜α; the left-right convention is such that at ˜x the (tangential) orientation of ∂ ˜S points towards the right-hand component of ˜S \ ˜α.
Stabilizing the monodromy of an open book decomposition
It is endowed with two different structures of right DX -module: the first comes from the right multiplication on DX and the other is induced by the tensor product over OX of a right and a left DX -module.
Algebraic Connections vs. Algebraic {$\cD$}-modules: inverse and direct images
Right multiplication makes A into a right F -module, and similarly Ac is a right module over Fc .
Semifinite spectral triples associated with graph C*-algebras
The generalized right (resp. left) edge may consist of actual left (resp. right) edges of other carets in the tree, in addition to the actual right (resp. left) edge of the caret itself.
Convexity properties of Thompson's group F
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