Caring vs Integrity - What's the difference?

caring | integrity |

As nouns the difference between caring and integrity

is that caring is the act of one who cares while integrity is steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.

As an adjective caring

is (of a person) kind, sensitive, empathetic.

As a verb caring

is .




(en adjective)
  • (of a person) Kind, sensitive, empathetic.
  • She's a very caring person; she always has a kind word for everyone.


  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who cares.
  • * 1988 , Thomas Stephen Szasz, The Myth of Psychotherapy (page 183)
  • As I showed, although some rhetoricians, such as Mesmer and Erb, claimed that their interventions were medical treatments, others, such as Freud and Jung, claimed that their interventions were both medical curings and spiritual carings .





  • Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.
  • The state of being wholesome; unimpaired
  • The quality or condition of being complete; pure
  • (cryptography) With regards to data encryption, ensuring that information is not altered by unauthorized persons in a way that is not detectable by authorized users.
  • (aviation) The ability of a system to provide timely warnings to users when they should not be used for navigation.
  • Derived terms

    * integrous (very rare)


    (Synonyms) * honesty * uprightness * rectitude * unity * wholeness * purity * goodness * probity * sincerity * virtue * decency