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in·teg·ri·ty

 (ĭn-tĕg′rĭ-tē)
n.
1. Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code: a leader of great integrity.
2. The state of being unimpaired; soundness: The building's integrity remained intact following the mild earthquake.
3. The quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness: replaced a lost book to restore the integrity of his collection.

[Middle English integrite, from Old French, from Latin integritās, soundness, from integer, whole, complete; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

integrity

(ɪnˈtɛɡrɪtɪ)
n
1. adherence to moral principles; honesty
2. the quality of being unimpaired; soundness
3. unity; wholeness
[C15: from Latin integritās; see integer]

in•teg•ri•ty

(ɪnˈtɛg rɪ ti)

n.
1. uncompromising adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
2. the state of being whole or entire: to preserve the integrity of the empire.
3. a sound or unimpaired condition.
[1400–50; late Middle English integrite < Latin integritās. See integer, -ity]
syn: See honor.

integrity

  • integrity - Data's consistency and freedom from corruption.
  • moral turpitude - Evil character or lack of integrity.
  • probity - Integrity, uprightness of character.
  • prove - From Latin probare, meaning "to test," it is literally to "make (something) honest."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.integrity - an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wantingintegrity - an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting; "the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development"; "he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
completeness - the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
incompleteness, rawness - the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect; "the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research"; "the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable"
2.integrity - moral soundness; "he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business"; "they admired his scrupulous professional integrity"
character, fibre, fiber - the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer
probity - complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles; "in a world where financial probity may not be widespread"; "he enjoys an exaggerated reputation for probity"
honestness, honesty - the quality of being honest

integrity

noun
2. unity, unification, cohesion, coherence, wholeness, soundness, completeness Separatist movements are a threat to the integrity of the nation.
unity fragility, flimsiness, unsoundness
Quotations
"This above all: to thine own self be true" [William Shakespeare Hamlet]

integrity

noun
1. Moral or ethical strength:
2. The quality of being honest:
3. The condition of being free from defects or flaws:
4. The state of being entirely whole:
Translations
سَلامَه، كَمال
bezúhonostcelistvostintegritazásadovost
ærlighedintegritet
eheysrehellisyys
heiîarleiki
principingumas
godīgums
bezúhonnosť

integrity

[ɪnˈtegrɪtɪ] N [of person] → integridad f, honradez f (Comput) → integridad f

integrity

[ɪnˈtɛgrɪti] n
(= honesty) → intégrité f
a man of integrity → un homme intègre, un homme d'intégrité
(= wholeness) [culture, group] → intégrité f
the integrity of the nation → l'intégrité de la nation

integrity

n
(= honesty)Integrität f
(= wholeness)Einheit f

integrity

[ɪnˈtɛgrɪtɪ] nintegrità

integrity

(inˈtegrəti) noun
honesty. He is a man of absolute integrity.

in·teg·ri·ty

n. integridad.
References in classic literature ?
Deep down, he divined, were the integrities and the stabilities.
Despite his six quarts a day and all his easy-goingness of disposition, Dag Daughtry possessed certain integrities.

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