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Definition 1: moral soundness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where integrity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
  • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

(integrity is a kind of ...) the quality of being honest

(... is a kind of integrity ) complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles

"in a world where financial probity may not be widespread" "he enjoys an exaggerated reputation for probity"

(... is part of integrity) the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

"education has for its object the formation of character"

Definition 2: an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting - [noun denoting state]

Samples where integrity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
  • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia

Synonyms for integrity in the sense of this definition

(integrity is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of integrity ) the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed

(... is a kind of integrity ) the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect

"the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research" "the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable"

(... are attributes of integrity) physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split

"a broken mirror" "a broken tooth" "a broken leg" "his neck is broken"

(... are attributes of integrity) not broken; whole and intact; in one piece

"fortunately the other lens is unbroken"

(... are attributes of integrity) including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

"gave his whole attention" "a whole wardrobe for the tropics" "the whole hog" "a whole week" "the baby cried the whole trip home" "a whole loaf of bread"

(... are attributes of integrity) constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety

"a fractional share of the vote" "a partial dose"

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