improbity


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  • noun

Synonyms for improbity

departure from what is legally, ethically, and morally correct

lack of integrity

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Their ineligibility stems from a host of disqualifying factors including overweight, moral improbity, violations of the law, medical conditions, dependents, low test scores, and so forth.
In earlier centuries the dangers and imbalances generated by industrialisation made national governments--non-elected and, subsequently, elected--establish enforceable rules to protect human health and safety, to prevent and penalise the excessive abuse of labour, to implement statutory minimum employment conditions and pay rates, safeguard consumers and the environment, spread financial liability, combat business improbity, and resist monopoly practices.
It is the keenest spur to exertion, and the surest of all guards against improbity.
It is the keenest spur to exertion and the surest of all guards against improbity.
Of course, the art of lying - or, if you're Don King, improbity and obfuscation - has been around since Adam and Eve.