[ kuh-ruhp-tuh-buh l ]
/ kəˈrʌp tə bəl /


that can or might be corrupted.

Origin of corruptible

1300–50; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin corruptibilis < Latin corrupt(us) (see corrupt) + -ibilis -ible

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Examples from the Web for corruptibility

  • No; weakness, corruptibility even, would then excite no harsher feeling than a sort of amused contempt.

    Gulmore, The Boss|Frank Harris
  • What protection did they provide for the country against the corruptibility of members of Congress?

  • Then the symptoms of corruptibility soon made their appearance.

    Notes on the book of Exodus|C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh

British Dictionary definitions for corruptibility


/ (kəˈrʌptəbəl) /


susceptible to corruption; capable of being corrupted

Derived Forms

corruptibility or corruptibleness, nouncorruptibly, adverb
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