Watch for it.
- complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles; “in a world where financial probity may not be widespread”; wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
- integrity; honesty; en.wiktionary.org/wiki/probity
- incorruptibility to a degree that one is incapable of being false; www.gvchoirs.com/Vocabulary.html
- Uprightness, honesty, integrity and conscientiousness; impartiality and fairness, consistency and transparency; dealing with conflicts of interest, and accountability. www.marketbasedinstruments.gov.au/tabid/162/Default.aspx
- Complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness: “a person of early American probity”
And, as Frank Langella of the “Frost/Nixon” film said to Charlie Rose, we can loosen up judging each other’s peccadillo. It’s not so important to rant about small things in each of us always.
- a petty misdeed; wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
- from the Latin word for sin, but a petty indiscretion; merely an antic. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peccadillo
- a small flaw; a petty offense; en.wiktionary.org/wiki/peccadillo
Let’s be certain and clear about who’s ripping us off. We can do that. After all, it’s not the judgment that hurts. It’s the sentencing.