Oughtness meaning

(rare) The obligatoriness of future actions or future states of affairs which are morally worthy of being produced through human effort.
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(rare) The state or characteristic of something's being as it ought to be; rightness.
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(chiefly philosophy) In ethics, the quality which makes an action dutiful or morally obligatory.
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Origin of oughtness

  • From ought +‎ -ness.

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