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Values Definition List

These listed below are examples of some values that we will use this unit in analyzing our own and
others’ priorities. The definitions from Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary are in consideration of our
objectives for this unit. If you feel necessary, you can find other definitions from another verifiable
source.

Honesty Merriam-Webster:
a. fairness and straightforwardness of
conduct calling for honesty in politics
b. adherence to the facts : sincerity doubted
the honesty of the witness

Appearance Merriam-Webster: a
a. external show : semblance Although
hostile, he preserved an appearance of
neutrality.
b. outward aspect : look had a fierce
appearance
c. appearances plural : outward indication
trying to keep up appearances

Faith Merriam-Webster:
a. allegiance to duty or a person : loyalty
lost faith in the company's president
b. (1). fidelity to one's promises (2).
sincerity of intentions acted in good faith

Knowledge Merriam-Webster:
a. (1) : the fact or condition of knowing
something with familiarity gained through
experience or association (2) :
acquaintance with or understanding of a
science, art, or technique
b. (1) : the fact or condition of being aware
of something (2) : the range of one's
information or understanding answered to
the best of my knowledge

Power Merriam-Webster:
a. (1) : ability to act or produce an effect (2)
: ability to get extra-base hits (3) :
capacity for being acted upon or
undergoing an effect
b. legal or official authority, capacity, or
right

Health Merriam-Webster:
a. the condition of being sound in body,
mind, or spirit She is the picture of
health.; especially : freedom from
physical disease or pain nursed them back
to health
b. the general condition of the body How is
your mother's health? in poor health
enjoys good health

Wealth Merriam-Webster:
1. abundance of valuable material
possessions or resources
2. abundant supply : profusion
a. all property that has a money
value or an exchangeable value
b. all material objects that have
economic utility; especially : the
stock of useful goods having
economic value in existence at
any one time national wealth

Community Merriam-Webster:
1.
a. a unified body of individuals: such as
b. : the people with common interests living
in a particular area; broadly : the area
itself the problems of a large community
c. : a group of people with a common
characteristic or interest living together
within a larger society a community of
retired persons a monastic community
d. a body of persons of common and
especially professional interests scattered
through a larger society the academic
community the scientific community
e. a body of persons or nations having a
common history or common social,
economic, and political interests the
international community
f. a group linked by a common policy
g. an interacting population of various kinds
of individuals (such as species) in a
common location
h. state, commonwealth

Generosity Merriam-Webster:
a. characterized by a noble or kindly spirit :
magnanimous, kindly a generous heartb
b. liberal in giving : openhanded a generous
benefactor
c. marked by abundance or ample
proportions

Individuality Merriam-Webster:
a. total character peculiar to and
distinguishing an individual from others