Origin of incorrigible
Examples from the Web for incorrigible
But there were also many times when either Palmer or Weaver could have written the other off as an incorrigible pain in the ass.
And Anthony Hopkins as Noah's hammy 969-year-old grandpa, Methuselah, who was apparently an incorrigible berry addict.‘Noah’ Review: An Ambitious, Flawed Biblical Tale That You Have to See|Andrew Romano|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I gotta tell you, you guys in the press are incorrigible,” the president said.Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama’s Lovefest on ‘60 Minutes’|Lauren Ashburn|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Despite his nebbishy demeanor, the Senate majority leader is an incorrigible junkyard dog.Why Harry Reid’s Mormon Slur May Be Good for the Church|Michelle Cottle|September 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No one wins when the political field is populated exclusively by the incorrigible right and the bemused left.Resolved: This is Not the Road to a Two-State Solution|Elisheva Goldberg|June 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No sneers, if you please, gentlemen bachelors of the incorrigible class; no 'pshaws!'
She regarded him with a glance which gave him up as incorrigible, and half turned away her head.Love in a Cloud|Arlo Bates
But our incorrigible habit of confusing the two things together is not without justification, or at least excuse.Supply and Demand|Hubert D. Henderson
I have now and then made efforts to reclaim the old Party, but have long considered her incorrigible.Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
Pages of consummate realism are interwoven with the most fantastical incidents worthy only of the most incorrigible romantics.Essays on Russian Novelists|William Lyon Phelps
British Dictionary definitions for incorrigible
Word Origin and History for incorrigible
mid-14c., from Old French incorrigible (mid-14c.), or directly from Latin incorrigibilis "not to be corrected," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + corrigibilis, from corrigere "to correct" (see correct). Related: Incorrigibly. As a noun, from 1746.