Examples of integrity in a Sentence
- Many were tempted by a piece of the equity action and compromised their integrity. —Bruce Nussbaum, Business Week, 28 Jan. 2002
- By September, Gorbachev had told his aides that with Eastern Europe and Germany lost, the task was to defend the integrity of the Soviet Union itself. —Condoleezza Rice, Newsweek, 22 Nov. 1999
- But it is stunning to hear self-appointed watchdogs of public integrity shrug their shoulders at "standard" prosecutorial practice … —Wendy Kaminer, New York Times Book Review, 22 Mar. 1998
- … a hundred-and-one-year-old Jewish philanthropist … donated two and a quarter million dollars to the Archdiocese to purchase the property and preserve the integrity of the landmark. —Brendan Gill, New Yorker, 10 June 1991
He's a man of the highest integrity.
I admire her artistic integrity.
She had the integrity to refuse to compromise on matters of principle.
Without music, the film loses its integrity.
They are trying to preserve the cultural integrity of the community.
The earthquake may have damaged the building's structural integrity.
Recent Examples of integrity from the Web
Facebook has pledged to implement additional measures to ensure the integrity and transparency of ads, including disclosing who paid for them.
Even in America the separation of powers, the principle that no citizen is above the rule of law, and the integrity of future elections are all now being put under strain.
To ensure integrity in our public records, official documents ought to reflect this biological reality.
Last month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined the company’s plan to ensure election integrity in the future.
But careful as the building’s developers were to maintain the spiritual integrity of the structure, there are plenty of playful nods to a more contemporary aesthetic.
Together, these revelations represent small steps that might eventually help ensure the integrity of the US electoral system.
Her job is to ensure the integrity of Lee’s original designs, whether that translates to object placement or material preservation.
Act in ways that reflect your integrity, not your situation, my love.
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Origin and Etymology of integrity
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscharacter, decency, goodness, honesty, morality, probity, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness
Antonymsbadness, evil, evildoing, immorality, iniquity, sin, villainy, wickedness
Related Wordshigh-mindedness, honor, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, right-mindedness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness; appropriateness, correctness, decorousness, decorum, etiquette, fitness, propriety, seemliness; ethics, morals
Near Antonymsimpropriety, indecency, indecorum, indiscretion; debauchery, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, perversion, pervertedness, sinfulness; crookedness, dishonesty, underhandedness, unscrupulousness; lowness, meanness, viciousness, vileness; corruption
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