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Definition of "integrity" []

  • 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. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "integrity" in a sentence
  • "Barroso says that it is only the institutions of the EU as a whole that can protect what he called the "integrity of the single market"."
  • "Jensen now acknowledges this and is trying to incorporate what he calls integrity into his concept of how organizations ought to work."
  • "The use of the word integrity is the highest form of irony."