Definition of incorrupt in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnkəˈrʌpt/


(Especially of a human body) not having undergone decomposition.
Example sentences
  • There are other quirky problems surrounding the phenomenon of incorrupt bodies of saints.
  • There was a trip to France to see something called the incorrupt saint, and possibly a position.
  • We are even inclined to acknowledge someone's holiness if she lies incorrupt in a glass case.


Late Middle English: from Latin incorruptus, from in- 'not' + corruptus 'destroyed, marred' (see corrupt).

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