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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.]
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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]
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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.
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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."
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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
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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]
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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:
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Translations
سَلامَه، كَمال
bezúhonostcelistvostintegritazásadovost
ærlighedintegritet
eheysrehellisyys
heiîarleiki
principingumas
godīgums
bezúhonnosť

integrity

[ɪnˈtegrɪtɪ] N [of person] → integridad f, honradez f (Comput) → integridad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

integrity

n
(= honesty)Integrität f
(= wholeness)Einheit f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

integrity

[ɪnˈtɛgrɪtɪ] nintegrità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

integrity

(inˈtegrəti) noun
honesty. He is a man of absolute integrity.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

in·teg·ri·ty

n. integridad.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Key Nursing Diagnoses: Lower Extremity Amputations Ineffective Tissue Perfusion Acute Pain Impaired Skin Integrity Risk for Infection Impaired Physical Mobility Risk for Falls Deficient Knowledge Anxiety Ineffective Coping Disturbed Body Image Source: Gulanick & Myers, 2014.
Using a researcher-developed nursing process decision support system and focusing on three health conditions (benign prostatic hypertrophy, inguinal hernia, urinary tract stone), data collected for this study compared decision-making for six major nursing diagnoses (acute pain, impaired urinary elimination, impaired skin integrity, anxiety, infection risk, and risk of falling) to data documented in medical records.
They are particularly applicable for children with impaired skin integrity, such as those with atopic dermatitis, and in infants whose skin is still developing and maturing.