in·teg·ri·ty /ɪnˈtɛgrətɪ/ 名詞
1. The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state; as, the integrity of an empire or territory.
2. 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.
The moral grandeur of independent integrity is the sublimest thing in nature. --Buckminster.
Their sober zeal, integrity, and worth. --Cowper.
3. Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.
Language continued long in its purity and integrity. --Sir M. Hale.
Syn: -- Honesty; uprightness; rectitude. See Probity.
n 1: an unreduced or unbroken completeness or totality [syn: unity,
2: moral soundness