Origin of corrigible
Examples from the Web for corrigible
Corrigible, kor′i-ji-bl, adj. that may be corrected: open to correction.
"The most corrigible case what comes to this court," says Mr. Stubbs, bowing knowingly to the judge.An Outcast|F. Colburn Adams
You have unburdened your own soul in that matter, and if they had been corrigible, you would have helped a good many more.Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled from Her Letters and Journals|Charles Edward Stowe
The power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
I heartily hope that if you have been incommoded it is already over, and for a corrigible cause.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for corrigible
Word Origin for corrigible
Word Origin and History for corrigible
mid-15c., from Middle French corrigible, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis "that which can be corrected," from Latin corrigere (see correct). Related: Corrigibility.