Probity Definition

prōbĭ-tē
noun
Uprightness in one's dealings; integrity.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Probity

Noun

Singular:
probity
Plural:
probities

Origin of Probity

  • Middle English probite from Old French from Latin probitās from probus upright, good per1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French probité, from Latin probitas (“uprightness, honesty"), from probus (“good, excellent, honest"); see probe, prove.

    From Wiktionary

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to probity using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

probity