incorruptible

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French incorruptible, from Latin incorruptibilis. Surface analysis: in- +‎ corruptible.

Adjective[edit]

incorruptible (comparative more incorruptible, superlative most incorruptible)

  1. Incapable of being bribed or morally corrupted; inflexibly just and upright.
    Synonyms: unbribable
    Antonyms: corruptible
  2. Not subject to corruption or decay.
    • Wake
      Our bodies shall be changed into incorruptible and immortal substances.

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Noun[edit]

incorruptible (plural incorruptibles)

  1. (historical) One of an ancient religious sect of Alexandria, whose adherents believed that the body of Christ was incorruptible, and that he suffered hunger, thirst, and pain only in appearance.

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

incorruptible (plural incorruptibles)

  1. incorruptible

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.kɔ.ʁyp.tibl/

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin incorruptibilis. Synchronically analysable as in- +‎ corruptible.

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

incorruptible (plural incorruptibles)

  1. incorruptible