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 for rightfulness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rightfulness \Right"ful*ness\, n.
     1. The quality or state of being rightful; accordance with
        right and justice.
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     2. Moral rectitude; righteousness. [Obs.] --Wyclif.
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              We fail of perfect rightfulness.      --Sir P.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he
           is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim" [syn:
           right, rightfulness] [ant: wrong, wrongfulness]

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