corrigible


cor·ri·gi·ble

adjective \ˈkr-ə-jə-bəl, ˈkär-\

Definition of CORRIGIBLE

:  capable of being set right :  reparable <a corrigible defect>
cor·ri·gi·bil·i·ty \ˌkr-ə-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌkär-\ noun

Examples of CORRIGIBLE

  1. <there are corrigible lapses in the author's grammar, but nothing that a good editor cannot readily fix>

Origin of CORRIGIBLE

Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis, from Latin corrigere
First Known Use: 15th century

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