- not corruptible: incorruptible integrity.
- that cannot be perverted or bribed: incorruptible by money.
- that will not dissolve, disintegrate, decay, etc.: an incorruptible metal.
Origin of incorruptible
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1. upright, righteous, unbribable.
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Examples from the Web for incorruptibility
But Hamas's greatest claim was its incorruptibility and armed struggle.Understanding John Kerry's Logic
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The incorruptibility of Don Pepe was the essential and restraining fact.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard
He was highly esteemed for his prudence, energy, and incorruptibility.
For one of them deprives the gods of beneficence, the other of incorruptibility.Essays and Miscellanies
Something, no doubt, had been accomplished by the incorruptibility of Pitt.
It is the thought of her father, in whom she believes implicitly as her ideal of honesty, strength and incorruptibility.The Social Significance of the Modern Drama
- incapable of being corrupted; honest; just
- not subject to decay or decomposition
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Word Origin and History for incorruptibility
mid-15c., from Late Latin incorruptibilitas, from incorruptibilis (see incorruptible).
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