AskDefine | Define probity

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probity n : complete and confirmed integrity

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Pronunciation

  • prO-bi-tE

Noun

probity
  1. integrity
    • 1748: David Hume, Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of morals, London: Oxford University Press, 1973, § 1,
      ...they can but bend our hearts to the love of probity and true honour,...
  2. honesty

Translations

integrity
  • Portuguese: probidade
honesty

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