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- The quality of being correct
1921, Lytton Strachey, Queen Victoria:
- Leopold himself must have envied such perfect correctitude; but what may be admirable in an elderly statesman is alarming in a maiden of nineteen.
1991 July 19, Harold Henderson, “The City File”, Chicago Reader:
- And these folks are worried about creeping political correctitude?"