noun Etymology: Middle English integrite, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French integrité, from Latin integritat-, integritas, from integr-, integer entire Date: 14th century 1. firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values ; incorruptibility 2. an unimpaired condition ; soundness 3. the quality or state of being complete or undivided ; completeness Synonyms: see honesty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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