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Upright

Pronunciation of Upright
/ˈʌpɹa͡ɪt/, /ˈʌpɹa‍ɪt/, /ˈʌ_p_ɹ_aɪ_t/

Antonyms for upright:

unethical, dishonest, prone, lying, horizontal, sinful, disreputable, fraudulent, dishonorable, mendacious, bad, evil, inclined, vile.

Synonyms for upright:

Sense 1

cross-legged, moral, rectilinear, straight-shooting, reliable, column, stud.

Sense 2

decent, huddled, uplifted, responsible, noble, creeping.

Sense 3

knee-deep, linear.

Sense 4

raised.

Sense 5

true.

Sense 9

forward, perch, flush.

Sense 13

square.

Sense 24

flat.

blameless

unimpeachable.

erect

plumb.

fair

candid.

honest

incorruptible.

honorable

reputable, upstanding.

humane

ethical.

loyal

faithful.

not guilty

innocent.

pianoforte

piano.

principled

conscientious, scrupulous.

sinless

holy.

stand-up

stand up.

stem

stalk.

all (adjective)

good, just.

good (adjective)

worthy, incorrupt.

honorable, honest (adjective)

fair, incorruptible, moral, blameless, true, right, righteous, just, good, ethical, noble, pure, conscientious, equitable, square, virtuous, unimpeachable, faithful, principled.

innocent (adjective)

uncorrupted, untainted.

offensive (adjective)

shameful.

reputable (adjective)

reputable, honorable.

square (adjective)

square.

straight (adjective)

linear, unbent, rectilinear.

straight-up (adjective)

plumb, raised, standing, sheer, straight, perpendicular, upstanding, erect, vertical, steep.

unbowed (adjective)

unbowed.

vertical (adjective)

plumb, perpendicular, vertical, steep, erect, up and down, sheer, longitudinal.

virtuous (adjective)

virtuous.

Sense 1 (noun)

decent.

Sense 5 (noun)

incorruptible, straight-shooting.

artifact (noun)

vertical.

honorable (noun)

incorruptible, principled, ethical, unimpeachable, moral.

pillar (noun)

column.

post (noun)

banister, gatepost, standard, balustrade, post, stanchion, newel, baluster, mullion.

upright (noun)

just, standing, upright piano, good, straight, unbent, rampant, unsloped, perpendicular, virtuous, orthostatic, unbowed, erect, vertical, rearing, erectile, passant, straight-backed, righteous, statant, stand up, fastigiate.

Usage examples for upright:

  • All she does is square and upright; what she says, it were well for the rest of the town to take heed to. - "An Orkney Maid", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.
  • It was my father's voice I heard, coming sternly from where he sat upright in his chair. - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.
  • How upright he looked! - "The Time of Roses", L. T. Meade.

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