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Synonyms for improbity

departure from what is legally, ethically, and morally correct

lack of integrity


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The Law of Administrative Improbity of 1992 was enacted to expedite corruption cases and to empower the MP's office as a body of horizontal accountability.
Following the 1996 election--which was marked by fundraising improbity on both sides--House and Senate Republicans mounted separate investigations of White House fundraising.
Though corruption, lawlessness and other social evils are the mountains beyond the reach of the scavenging process of the administrative hand of the state, yet a positive signal emanating from the broad section of the people is that they have started thinking about the flaws in the system, social inequities, inconsistencies and improbity that have permeated society.
It is the keenest spur and the surest of all guards against improbity.
Problems suggesting flaws in character or moral improbity can be disqualifying; these include felonies, any open-law violation (even relatively minor infractions such as excessive parking tickets), drug use, shoplifting, driving under the influence, possession of alcohol as a minor, and other misdemeanors spelled out in excruciating detail in the regulations.
It is the keenest spur to exertion, and the surest of all guards against improbity.
They are, in fact, absolutely essential to his project of exposing the lethal improbity and injustice of conventional Victorian bourgeois prejudice against the fallen woman.
Of course, the art of lying - or, if you're Don King, improbity and obfuscation - has been around since Adam and Eve.