[ in-kuh-ruhp-tuh-buhl ]
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  1. not corruptible: incorruptible integrity.

  2. that cannot be perverted or bribed: incorruptible by money.

  1. 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

Other words for incorruptible

Other words from incorruptible

  • in·cor·rupt·i·bil·i·ty, in·cor·rupt·i·ble·ness, noun
  • in·cor·rupt·i·bly, adverb

Words Nearby incorruptible Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use incorruptible in a sentence

  • She desired nothing further than her present surrender to the incorruptible, inassailable passion of service.

    The Creators | May Sinclair
  • As it was, he owned that her incorruptible simplicity preserved her, even at her worst, from being really dreadful.

    The Creators | May Sinclair
  • Marriage had not abridged his immeasurable remoteness, nor touched his incorruptible refinement.

    The Creators | May Sinclair
  • The Egyptian sought in vain to make the mortal body incorruptible by embalming it.

    Separation and Service | James Hudson Taylor

British Dictionary definitions for incorruptible


/ (ˌɪnkəˈrʌptəbəl) /

  1. incapable of being corrupted; honest; just

  2. not subject to decay or decomposition

Derived forms of incorruptible

  • incorruptibility or incorruptibleness, noun
  • incorruptibly, adverb

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