Definition of incorruptible in English:

incorruptible

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Pronunciation: /ɪnkəˈrʌptɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

  • 2Not subject to death or decay; everlasting.
    More example sentences
    • I am about to receive the incorruptible, indestructible, ever-living Seed of the Word of God.
    • Earthly things were mortal - subject to change and transition - while the stars and planets were eternal and incorruptible.
    • By nature they are eternal and incorruptible, but Eriugena also thinks of individual created things as located spatially and temporally.
    Synonyms
    imperishable, indestructible, non-biodegradable, not decaying, non-corroding, indissoluble, durable, made to last, enduring, everlasting, eternal
    rare perdurable

Derivatives

incorruptibility

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Integrity implies trustworthiness and incorruptibility to a degree that one is incapable of being false to a trust, responsibility, or pledge.
  • That says an awful lot about the integrity and incorruptibility of the man.
  • They see little potential for abuse, because they believe that by virtue of his arriving at the ‘correct’ leftist viewpoint, an individual has demonstrated his intellectual and moral incorruptibility.
Synonyms

incorruptibly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Orwell saw the merit of the English judges as lying in their interpretation of the law according to the books and in their doing so incorruptibly.
  • The good is rescued from the forces of cynicism and betrayal by a hero who is simply yet incorruptibly himself: his guilelessness is a kind of saving grace.
  • And he knew that she actually enjoyed sharing and keeping those secrets, that she was incorruptibly loyal to him.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, or from ecclesiastical Latin incorruptibilis, from in- 'not' + corruptibilis 'corruptible'.

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