Meaning of uprightly in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌprʌɪtli/


See upright

‘A free person lives uprightly, fulfilling his obligations to family, community, nation and God.’
  • ‘They are tyrants and ideologues whose sole concern is imposing their Nietzschean will to power upon the weak, the uprightly bourgeois, the decently intentioned.’
  • ‘Machiavelli begins by affirming that everybody realizes how praiseworthy it is when a ruler lives uprightly and not by trickery.’
  • ‘While they waited for the return of the Lord, Paul's converts were to behave uprightly, maintaining moral perfection.’
  • ‘The thief was not saved because he had not lived uprightly.’