incorruptible

[ in-kuh-ruhp-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn kəˈrʌp tə bəl /

adjective

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

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English word from Late Latin word incorruptibilis. See in-3, corruptible

Related forms

in·cor·rupt·i·bil·i·ty, in·cor·rupt·i·ble·ness, nounin·cor·rupt·i·bly, adverb
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incorruptible

/ (ˌɪnkəˈrʌptəbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being corrupted; honest; just
not subject to decay or decomposition

Derived Forms

incorruptibility or incorruptibleness, nounincorruptibly, adverb
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