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integrity

in·teg·ri·ty

integrity

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn te grih ti
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong sense of honesty and morality; firmness of moral and ethical character.
He showed great integrity when he refused to lie for his employer.
synonyms:
honesty, honor, morality, probity, rectitude, uprightness
antonyms:
dishonesty
similar words:
character, chivalry, goodness, mettle, principle, virtue
definition 2: the condition of being whole and undamaged; soundness.
The inspector's job is to check the integrity of the building.Measures will be taken to preserve the integrity of the system.
synonyms:
intactness, soundness
antonyms:
flimsiness
similar words:
coherence, cohesion, strength, unity
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