incorrupt

adjective in·cor·rupt \ ˌin-kə-ˈrəpt \
variants: or less commonly incorrupted play \ˌin-kə-ˈrəp-təd\

Definition of incorrupt

: free from corruption: such as
a obsolete : not affected with decay
b : not defiled or depraved : upright
c : free from error

incorruptly

play \ˌin-kə-ˈrəp(t)-lē\ adverb

incorruptness

play \ˌin-kə-ˈrəp(t)-nəs\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of incorrupt

Middle English, from Latin incorruptus, from in- + corruptus corrupt


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