noun[mass noun] • formal
- The quality of having strong moral principles; honesty and decency: financial probityMore example sentences
- The Qur'an does not clearly define any of these categories, but presumes a certain amount of moral probity on part of the reader.
- Since he first gained national prominence 25 years ago as an earnest left-wing firebrand, his name has been a byword for probity and decency.
- The many achievements of Scottish insurance companies are witness to the talent within them and the high standards of integrity and probity they employ.
late Middle English: from Latin probitas, from probus 'good'.