Pure vs Integrity - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between pure and integrity

is that pure is puree, while integrity is steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.

pure

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Free of flaws or imperfections; unsullied.
  • * (1800-1859)
  • Such was the origin of a friendship as warm and pure as any that ancient or modern history records.
  • (senseid)Free of foreign material or pollutants.
  • * (Isaac Watts) (1674-1748)
  • A guinea is pure gold if it has in it no alloy.
  • Free of immoral behavior or qualities; clean.
  • * Bible, v. 22
  • Keep thyself pure .
  • (label) Done for its own sake instead of serving another branch of science.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2014-06-21, volume=411, issue=8892, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Magician’s brain , passage=The [Isaac] Newton that emerges from the [unpublished] manuscripts is far from the popular image of a rational practitioner of cold and pure reason. The architect of modern science was himself not very modern. He was obsessed with alchemy.}}
  • (label) Of a single, simple sound or tone; said of some vowels and the unaspirated consonants.
  • (label) Without harmonics or overtones; not harsh or discordant.
  • Synonyms

    * perfect * innocent * See also

    Antonyms

    * impure, contaminated * (done for its own sake) applied

    Derived terms

    * pure finder * as pure as the driven snow

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (Liverpool) to a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly.
  • You’re pure busy.

    Anagrams

    * ----

    integrity

    Noun

  • 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

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