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Definition 1: conformity to fact or truth - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for correctness in the sense of this definition

(correctness is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... are attributes of correctness) free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth

"the correct answer" "the correct version" "the right answer" "took the right road" "the right decision"

(... are attributes of correctness) not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth

"an incorrect calculation" "the report in the paper is wrong" "your information is wrong" "the clock showed the wrong time" "found themselves on the wrong road" "based on the wrong assumptions"

Definition 2: the quality of conformity to social expectations - [noun denoting attribute]

(correctness is a kind of ...) correct or appropriate behavior

(... is a kind of correctness ) the quality of being without an error or fault

(... is a kind of correctness ) avoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude or marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against

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