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integrity

[in-teg-ri-tee]
noun
1.
adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
2.
the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished: to preserve the integrity of the empire.
3.
a sound, unimpaired, or perfect condition: the integrity of a ship's hull.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English integrite < Latin integritās. See integer, -ity


1. rectitude, probity, virtue. See honor.


1. dishonesty.
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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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integrity
c.1450, "wholeness, perfect condition," from O.Fr. integrité, from L. integritatem (nom. integritas) "soundness, wholeness," from integer "whole" (see integer). Sense of "uncorrupted virtue" is from 1548.
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integrity in·teg·ri·ty (ĭn-těg'rĭ-tē)
n.
The state of being unimpaired; soundness or wholeness.

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