Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Probity'
Probity Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
n : complete and confirmed integrity
- Probity \Prob"i*ty\, n. [F. probit['e], fr. L. probitas, fr.
probus good, proper, honest. Cf. Prove.]
Tried virtue or integrity; approved moral excellence;
honesty; rectitude; uprightness. ``Probity of mind.'' --Pope.
Syn: Probity, Integrity.
Usage: Probity denotes unimpeachable honesty and virtue,
shown especially by the performance of those
obligations, called imperfect, which the laws of the
state do not reach, and can not enforce. Integrity
denotes a whole-hearted honesty, and especially that
which excludes all injustice that might favor one's
self. It has a peculiar reference to uprightness in
mutual dealings, transfer of property, and the
execution of trusts for others.
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