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improbity

Saltos de línea: im|prob¦ity
Pronunciación: /ɪmˈprəʊbɪti
 
, -ˈprɒb-/

Definición de improbity en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] formal
Lack of honesty and moral integrity.
Example sentences
  • It is the keenest spur to exertion and the surest of all guards against improbity.
  • The ruling party has distorted the history of the liberation struggle in this country beyond fiction, bigotry and improbity.
  • ‘She does not accept red envelopes or construction kickbacks, indeed, never commits any form of improbity,’ he said.

Origen

late 16th century: from Latin improbitas, from improbus 'wicked', from in- 'not' + probus 'good'. Compare with probity.

Words that rhyme with improbity

probity

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