Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.
  • noun The state of being unimpaired; soundness.
  • noun The quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being integral; unimpaired extent, amount, or constitution; wholeness; completeness.
  • noun Unimpaired condition; soundness of state; freedom from corruption or impurity.
  • noun Unimpaired morality; soundness of moral principle and character; entire uprightness or fidelity.
  • noun Probity, Uprightness, etc. See honesty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state.
  • noun 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.
  • noun Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.
  • noun The state of being wholesome; unimpaired
  • noun The quality or condition of being complete; pure
  • noun cryptography With regards to data encryption, ensuring that information is not altered by unauthorized persons in a way that is not detectable by authorized users.
  • noun aviation The ability of a system to provide timely warnings to users when they should not be used for navigation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
  • noun moral soundness

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English integrite, from Old French, from Latin integritās, soundness, from integer, whole, complete; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin integritās ("soundness, integrity"), from integer.

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