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Meaning of INCORRUPTIBLE

Pronunciation:  `inku'ruptubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  incapable of being morally corrupted; "incorruptible judges are the backbone of the society"
 

INCORRUPTIBLE is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: incorrupt
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In"cor*rupt"i*ble\, a. [L. incorruptibilis: cf.
    F. incorruptible. See {In-} not, and {Corrupt}.]
    1. Not corruptible; incapable of corruption, decay, or
       dissolution; as, gold is incorruptible.
    
             Our bodies shall be changed into incorruptible and
             immortal substances.                  --Wake.
    
    2. Incapable of being bribed or morally corrupted; inflexibly
       just and upright.
    
    
  2. \In"cor*rupt"i*ble\, n. (Eccl. Hist.)
    One of a religious sect which arose in Alexandria, in the
    reign of the Emperor Justinian, and which believed that the
    body of Christ was incorruptible, and that he suffered
    hunger, thirst, pain, only in appearance.
    
    
  3. \In"cor*rupt"i*ble\, n.
    The quality or state of being incorruptible. --Boyle.
    
    
 
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