upstandingness


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up·stand·ing

 (ŭp-stăn′dĭng, ŭp′stăn′-)
adj.
1. Standing erect or upright.
2. Morally upright; honest.

up·stand′ing·ness n.
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upstandingness

noun
The quality of being honest:
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