Definition of uprightly in US English:

uprightly

adverb

  • See upright

    • ‘The thief was not saved because he had not lived uprightly.’
    • ‘A free person lives uprightly, fulfilling his obligations to family, community, nation and God.’
    • ‘While they waited for the return of the Lord, Paul's converts were to behave uprightly, maintaining moral perfection.’
    • ‘They are tyrants and ideologues whose sole concern is imposing their Nietzschean will to power upon the weak, the uprightly bourgeois, the decently intentioned.’
    • ‘Machiavelli begins by affirming that everybody realizes how praiseworthy it is when a ruler lives uprightly and not by trickery.’

Pronunciation

uprightly

/ˈəpˌrītlē//ˈəpˌraɪtli/