incorruptible

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adjective in·cor·rupt·ible \ˌin-kə-ˈrəp-tə-bəl\

Definition of incorruptible

  1. :  incapable of corruption: such asa :  not subject to decay or dissolutionb :  incapable of being bribed or morally corrupted

incorruptibility

play \ˌin-kə-ˌrəp-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

incorruptible

noun

incorruptibly

play \ˌin-kə-ˈrəp-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of incorruptible in a Sentence

  1. He was trusted, respected, and completely incorruptible.

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First Known Use of incorruptible

14th century


INCORRUPTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

incorruptible

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Definition of incorruptible for English Language Learners

  • : very honest : incapable of being corrupted



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