Replaced a lost book to restore the integrity of his collection.
A leader of great integrity.
The building's integrity remained intact following the mild earthquake.
- Public Policy - You behave in line with what most people believe is right.
- Personal Judgment - You do what you know in your heart is right.
An example of integrity is the adherence to all of the Ten Commandments.
An example of integrity is a person who speaks about the need to improve the educational system in the United States and who volunteers to tutor local school children, or votes for a proposal to give raises to high performing teachers, or gives money to charities that provided scholarships for deserving students.
Other Word Forms
Origin of integrity
- Middle English integrite from Old French from Latin integritās soundness from integer whole, complete tag- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition