in·​cor·​rup·​tion ˌin-kə-ˈrəp-shən How to pronounce incorruption (audio)
: the quality or state of being free from physical decay

Examples of incorruption in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As unearthly light, gold leaf was associated with the sun and at the same time a symbol of incorruption and immutability, of everything sacred and eternal. Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle, Forbes, 1 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of incorruption was in the 14th century

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“Incorruption.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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