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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- Karnataka chambers dub budget a political manifesto
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry Monday termed the interim budget for 2014-15 a "political manifesto" than a policy on fiscal probity, investment and growth. "The interim budget proposals are debatable in the backdrop of macro-economic risks. It is more a political manifesto than a policy on fisc Read more on this news related to 'Probity'
- Catholic Bishops' Conference of India Plenary Assembly Statement
"When we look at our country, we see corruption plaguing every sphere of society. In such a scenario, Church institutions must be an example of transparency and probity." Read more on this news related to 'Probity'