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  • Thus their bodies are preserved in health and erectness in spite of their work. Cited from Making the Most of Life, by J. R. Miller
  • This time they both started, the girl into sudden erectness, then held her head down as if in shame. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • She was quite white as she spoke the words, but she maintained her tense erectness. Cited from Charles Rex, by Ethel M. Dell
  • At the age of sixty-five, time had done nothing towards bending him out of his natural erectness. Cited from The True George Washington [10th Ed.], by Paul Leicester Ford
  • She moved towards him, bearing herself with a peculiar erectness and dignity. Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. II, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I moved a very little, and then I saw that it was a man -- the height and erectness told me which man. Cited from When a Man Marries, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She always rode at a run, sitting with easy erectness. Cited from The Spinner's Book of Fiction, by Various
  • It should bear its part in developing clear enunciation and erectness of carriage. Cited from Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People, Constance D'Arcy Mackay
  • He retained to the last the erectness of his tall but slender form, and not less the full strength of his mind. Cited from Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2, by George Hoar
  • On the other hand, erectness should not be carried to such an extreme as to become stiffness. Cited from Practical Argumentation, by George K. Pattee
  • This action is very helpful for the development of erectness of the body. Cited from How to Add Ten Years to your Life and to Double Its Satisfactions, Curry
  • All the old-time erectness was broken and bent. Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • Instantly all stood at attention, the young men all over the hail holding themselves with especial erectness. Cited from The High School Captain of the Team, by H. Irving Hancock
  • The exercises give us a new standard of erectness, and that new standard will make us sensitive to the wrong attitude. Cited from Nerves and Common Sense, by Annie Payson Call
  • She carried herself with almost machine-like erectness; her skirts were noiseless. Cited from The Vanished Messenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim #4
  • Despite his determined erectness, he was inclined to sag from the shoulders down. Cited from Green Fancy, George Barr McCutcheon
  • With soldierly erectness he walked out of the bar, across the lobby, and into the writing room. Cited from The Short Line War, by Merwin and Webster
  • His form had put on an unusual erectness. Cited from Charlemont, by W. Gilmore Simms
  • He slowly extended both arms and stood upright in gladiatorial strength and compelling erectness. Cited from A Pagan of the Hills, by Charles Neville Buck
  • The head is set gracefully on the neck and should be carried with ease and erectness. Cited from Agriculture for Beginners, by Burkett, Stevens and Hill
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Meaning of erectness

  • noun The property of being upright in posture