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integrity (n.)

c. 1400, integrite, "innocence, blamelessness; chastity, purity," from Old French integrité and directly from Latin integritatem (nominative integritas) "soundness, wholeness, completeness," figuratively "purity, correctness, blamelessness," from integer "whole" (see integer).

The sense of "wholeness, perfect condition" is attested from mid-15c.; that of "soundness of moral principle and character; entire uprightness or fidelity, especially in regard to truth and fair dealing" is by 1540s.

Origin and meaning of integrity

updated on October 13, 2021

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Definitions of integrity from WordNet

integrity (n.)
an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting;
the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
Synonyms: unity / wholeness
integrity (n.)
moral soundness;
he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
they admired his scrupulous professional integrity
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