- that can or might be corrupted.
Origin of corruptible
Examples from the Web for corruptible
I believe nobody will deny that the electors are corruptible.Thoughts on the Present Discontents
They, indeed, do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.God's Plan with Men</p>
T. T. (Thomas Theodore) Martin
Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
This corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
The corruptible had put on incorruption, the mortal immortality.Johnny Ludlow. First Series
Mrs. Henry Wood
- susceptible to corruption; capable of being corrupted
Word Origin and History for corruptible
mid-14c., of material things, from Old French corroptible (14c.), from Late Latin corruptibilis "liable to decay, corruptible," from past participle stem of corrumpere (see corrupt). Of persons, from 1670s.