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improbity

[ im-proh-bi-tee ]
/ ɪmˈproʊ bɪ ti /
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noun
lack of honesty or moral scruples.
Obsolete. perseverance.
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Origin of improbity

First recorded in 1590–1600; im-2 + probity
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British Dictionary definitions for improbity

improbity
/ (ɪmˈprəʊbɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
dishonesty, wickedness, or unscrupulousness
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