Origin of incorruptible
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But the Mexican marines who grabbed him back in February were unafraid and incorruptible.
But he never stopped speaking his mind, and to the people he always remained an incorruptible hero.
MORE The Incorruptible Official China NeedsBy Huang Hung Wu Yi is tiny but powerful.
Its very legend proved that it had always been the mute accomplice, the incorruptible custodian of the mysteries it had surprised.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
The best people are on the councils of British towns, incorruptible, public-spirited men, proud of and devoted to their homes.Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie|Andrew Carnegie
In England the police system, if not the most infallible in the world, is certainly the most incorruptible.The Yellow Crayon|E. Phillips Oppenheim
There is still some incorruptible spiritual atom in our people.National Being|(A.E.)George William Russell
I had heard of the East as a good place for people to disappear in; there were no inquisitive newspapers or incorruptible police.Greenmantle|John Buchan
mid-14c., in a physical sense, from Middle French incorruptible (14c.), or directly from Late Latin incorruptibilis, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + corruptibilis (see corruptible). From 1660s in a moral sense. Related: Incorruptibly.