Part of speech: adjective

just and honest

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Vertical; erect.

Part of speech: noun

Something having a vertical position.

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Usage examples "upright":

  1. Sitting upright upon the floor, with her long loose hair falling around her white face, Eugenia answered bitterly, Stephen Grey has no more love for me than I have for him. - "Dora Deane", Mary J. Holmes.
  2. The ground as he advanced was even, and for the first few steps he could walk upright, so that it did not seem inconvenient. - "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers", Various.
  3. Then stood Beowulf upright and firmly grasped Grendel. - "Northland Heroes", Florence Holbrook.