2. Moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive; used especially with reference
to the fulfillment of contracts, the discharge of agencies, trusts, and the like; uprightness; rectitude.
The moral grandeur of independent integrity is the sublimest thing in nature.Buckminster.
Their sober zeal, integrity, and worth.Cowper.
3. Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.
Language continued long in its purity and integrity.Sir M. Hale.
Syn. Honesty; uprightness; rectitude. See Probity.
(In`te*gro*pal"li*al) a. [L. integer whole + E. pallial.] (Zoöl.) Having the pallial line entire,
or without a sinus, as certain bivalve shells.
(In*teg`u*ma"tion) n. [See Integument.] That part of physiology which treats of the integuments
of animals and plants.
(In*teg"u*ment) n. [L. integumentum, fr. integere to cover; pref. in- in, on + tegere to
cover: cf. F. intégument. See 1st n-, and Tegument.] That which naturally invests or covers another
thing, as the testa or the tegmen of a seed; specifically (Anat.), a covering which invests the body, as
the skin, or a membrane that invests a particular part.
(In*teg`u*men"ta*ry) n. Belonging to, or composed of, integuments.
(In*teg`u*men*ta"tion) n. The act or process of covering with integuments; the state or
manner of being thus covered.
(In"tel*lect) n. [L. intellectus, fr. intelligere, intellectum, to understand: cf. intellect. See Intelligent.]
(Metaph.) The part or faculty of the human soul by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to
feel and to will; sometimes, the capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power
to perceive objects in their relations; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.