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 Dictionary entry overview: What does integrity mean? 

  The noun INTEGRITY has 2 senses:

1. an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
2. moral soundness

  Familiarity information: INTEGRITY used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1integrity [BACK TO TOP]


An undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs


integrity; unity; wholeness

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms ("integrity" is a kind of...):

state (the way something is with respect to its main attributes)


broken (physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split)

unbroken (not broken; whole and intact; in one piece)

whole (including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete)

fractional (constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "integrity"):

completeness (the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed)

incompleteness; rawness (the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect)

Sense 2integrity [BACK TO TOP]


Moral soundness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms ("integrity" is a kind of...):

honestness; honesty (the quality of being honest)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "integrity"):

probity (complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles)

Holonyms ("integrity" is a part of...):

character; fiber; fibre (the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions)

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