integrity, unity, wholeness(noun)
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"
"he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business"; "they admired his scrupulous professional integrity"
Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.
The state of being wholesome; unimpaired
The quality or condition of being complete; pure
With regards to data encryption, ensuring that information is not altered by unauthorized persons in a way that is not detectable by authorized users.
The ability of a system to provide timely warnings to users when they should not be used for navigation.
Origin: From integritas, from integer.
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
Integrity is a concept of consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations, and outcomes. In ethics, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one's actions. Integrity can be regarded as the opposite of hypocrisy, in that integrity regards internal consistency as a virtue, and suggests that parties holding apparently conflicting values should account for the discrepancy or alter their beliefs. The word "integrity" stems from the Latin adjective integer. In this context, integrity is the inner sense of "wholeness" deriving from qualities such as honesty and consistency of character. As such, one may judge that others "have integrity" to the extent that they act according to the values, beliefs and principles they claim to hold. A value system's abstraction depth and range of applicable interaction may also function as significant factors in identifying integrity due to their congruence or lack of congruence with observation. A value system may evolve over time while retaining integrity if those who espouse the values account for and resolve inconsistencies.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-teg′ri-ti, n. entireness, wholeness: the unimpaired state of anything: uprightness: honesty: purity. [See Integer.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'integrity' in Nouns Frequency: #2320
The numerical value of integrity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of integrity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I’m honest. I know what integrity is. I have integrity.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Data integrity really sounds off alarm bells for us ... if you see data integrity on the surface, there is likely a lot going on underneath.
I have nothing to conceal, nor have I ever deliberately conducted myself in a manner that compromises my integrity or the integrity of this office.
It's first about my integrity, and not your integrity,because at the end of it all,my acts of integrity will not be mistaken for yours by men of sane and sound judgement .
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- integritat, enteresaCatalan, Valencian
- zásadovost, integrita, celistvostCzech
- eheys, yhtenäisyys, rehellisyys, suoraselkäisyys, kokonaisuusFinnish
- integritas, puritas, honestasLatin
- целостность, честностьRussian
- cjelovitost, integritet, čestitostSerbo-Croatian
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