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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.
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The major problem encountered in the first days in Baby Y was impaired tissue integrity. Given that such patients generally die in the first days of life due to sepsis, dehydration and impaired thermoregulation, (11-14) Baby Y was kept in a humidified incubator.
Another nursing diagnosis was deficient fluid volume resulting from impaired tissue integrity. In order to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body, intravenous fluid replacement was performed daily upon the physician's request; all intake and output and the body weight were recorded, and the infant was monitored for dehydration.
More nursing diagnoses were listed for surgical procedures during the intra-operative period; however, there were five nursing diagnoses that were common to both (impaired gas exchange, fluid volume deficit, impaired tissue integrity, risk for injury, decreased cardiac output).