Word of the Day
Wednesday, April 03, 2002

Definitions for probity

  1. Complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness.

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Citations for probity
Unless some light is shed on shady dealings and some probity restored, more young lives will be blighted and careers choked off. Norman Lebrecht, Who Killed Classical Music?
To suggest that this exemplar of financial probity was enriching himself at public expense was to shake the very foundations of the new Republic. William Safire, Scandalmonger
Origin of probity
Probity is from Latin probitas, from probus, "good, upright, virtuous."