Integrity \In*teg"ri*ty\, n. [L. integritas: cf. F.
int['e]grit['e]. See Integer, and cf. Entirety.]
1. The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state; as, the integrity of an empire or territory. --Sir T. More. [1913 Webster]
2. Moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive; -- used especially with reference to the fulfillment of contracts, the discharge of agencies, trusts, and the like; uprightness; rectitude. [1913 Webster]
The moral grandeur of independent integrity is the sublimest thing in nature. --Buckminster. [1913 Webster]
Their sober zeal, integrity, and worth. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
3. Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity. [1913 Webster]
Language continued long in its purity and integrity. --Sir M. Hale.
Syn: Honesty; uprightness; rectitude. See Probity. [1913 Webster]
1: an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting; "the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development"; "he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia" [syn: integrity, unity, wholeness]
2: 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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