verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of corrupt
Synonyms for corrupt
Related Words for uncorruptedangelic, angelical, chaste, clean, clear, exemplary, faultless, good, guiltless, honest, immaculate, impeccable, inculpable, irreproachable, lawful, legal, legitimate, licit, lily-white, pristine
Examples from the Web for uncorrupted
Historical Examples of uncorrupted
In Siam the Buddhist religion has been preserved pure and uncorrupted.From Pole to Pole
Sven Anders Hedin
Pure and genuine feelings of uncorrupted nature, why are ye ever subdued?The Flower Basket
He would be a true redman of the forest, uncorrupted to the last.The Black Moose in Pennsylvania
Henry W. Shoemaker
The blessings of an uncorrupted mind ever, ever, be your possession.Secresy
E. (Eliza) Fenwick
Let us examine the methods taken by the Vaudois to preserve them uncorrupted.L'Histoire Des Vaudois
J. Bresse et al.
Word Origin for corrupt
mid-14c., from Old French corropt "unhealthy, corrupt; uncouth" (of language), and directly from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere "to destroy; spoil," figuratively "corrupt, seduce, bribe," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + rup-, past participle stem of rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)). Related: Corruptly; corruptness.
mid-14c., "contaminate, impair the purity of," from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere (see corrupt (adj.)). Late 14c. as "pervert the meaning of," also "putrefy." Related: Corrupted; corrupting.