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integrity - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'integrity' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Integrity [ n.]
- The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state; as, the integrity of an empire or territory.
- 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.
- Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.

Meaning of 'integrity' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . integrity [ n]
Meaning (1):
- moral soundness
Example in sentence:
  • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business;
  • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity
Meaning (2):
- an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
Example in sentence:
  • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia;
  • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development