Pronunciation: (in-teg'ri-tē), [key]
1. adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
2. the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished: to preserve the integrity of the empire.
3. a sound, unimpaired, or perfect condition: the integrity of a ship's hull.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.