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From in- (without, not) + corruptus (corrupted).



incorruptus (feminine incorrupta, neuter incorruptum); first/second declension

  1. unspoiled, uninjured, uncorrupted
  2. (figuratively) not spoiled or seduced unadulterated, unbribed; genuine, pure


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative incorruptus incorrupta incorruptum incorruptī incorruptae incorrupta
genitive incorruptī incorruptae incorruptī incorruptōrum incorruptārum incorruptōrum
dative incorruptō incorruptō incorruptīs
accusative incorruptum incorruptam incorruptum incorruptōs incorruptās incorrupta
ablative incorruptō incorruptā incorruptō incorruptīs
vocative incorrupte incorrupta incorruptum incorruptī incorruptae incorrupta



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  • incorruptus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • incorruptus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incorruptus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • sound, unimpaired senses: sensus sani, integri, incorrupti
    • genuine historical truth: incorrupta rerum fides
    • incorrect usage: consuetudo vitiosa et corrupta (opp. pura et incorrupta) sermonis
    • pure, correct Latin: incorrupta latini sermonis integritas (Brut. 35. 132)
    • an impartial judge: iudex incorruptus
    • an impartial witness: testis incorruptus atque integer
  • incorruptus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016