integrity

[ in-teg-ri-tee ]
/ ɪnˈtɛg rɪ ti /

noun

adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished: to preserve the integrity of the empire.
a sound, unimpaired, or perfect condition: the integrity of a ship's hull.

Origin of integrity

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

synonym study for integrity

1. See honor.
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British Dictionary definitions for integrity

integrity
/ (ɪnˈtɛɡrɪtɪ) /

noun

adherence to moral principles; honesty
the quality of being unimpaired; soundness
unity; wholeness

Word Origin for integrity

C15: from Latin integritās; see integer
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Medicine definitions for integrity

integrity
[ ĭn-tĕgrĭ-tē ]

n.

The state of being unimpaired; soundness or wholeness.
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