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1. Free of corruption or immorality.
2. Not decayed; unspoiled.
3. Free of errors or faults.

in′cor·rupt′ly adv.


(ˌɪnkəˈrʌpt) or


1. free from corruption; pure
2. free from decay; fresh or untainted
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (of a manuscript, text, etc) relatively free from error or alteration
ˌincorˈruptly adv
ˌincorˈruption, ˌincorˈruptness n


(ˌɪn kəˈrʌpt)

also in`cor•rupt′ed,

1. not corrupt.
2. incorruptible.
3. not marked by error.
4. Obs. free from decay.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin]
in`cor•rupt′ly, adv.
in`cor•rupt′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incorrupt - free of corruption or immorality; "a policeman who was incorrupt and incorruptible"
corrupt - lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government"
2.incorrupt - free of corruption or immorality
moral - concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life"
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All thy request for Man, accepted Son, Obtain, all thy request was my Decree: But longer in that Paradise to dwell, The Law I gave to Nature him forbids: Those pure immortal Elements that know No gross, no unharmoneous mixture foule, Eject him tainted now, and purge him off As a distemper, gross to aire as gross, And mortal food, as may dispose him best For dissolution wrought by Sin, that first Distemperd all things, and of incorrupt Corrupted.
In it existed those human forms which supplied the sculptor with his models of Hercules, Phoebus, and Jove; not like the forms abounding in the streets of modern cities, wherein the face is a confused blur of features, but composed of incorrupt, sharply defined and symmetrical features, whose eye-sockets are so formed that it would be impossible for such eyes to squint and take furtive glances on this side and on that, but they must turn the whole head.
Many of the articles note the constant tension between the holy incorrupt body and that disfigured by sin.
According to Flynn, Rother's heart was inexplicably incorrupt many years after his death.
But there are some credible people who could take over: intelligence chief Omar Suleiman, who is seen as incorrupt, aviation minister Ahmed Shafiq or defence minister Mohamed Tantawi, who commands the armed forces.
He tied those experiences to Soviet history, particularly to the lasting symbol of its first dictator, who still lies, apparently incorrupt, in a meticulously monitored room in Red Square.
Murdered, forgotten, unrevenged, incorrupt, immortal, many old friends were scattered throughout the dim hall.
Second, transparency in the sense of effective and incorrupt bureaucracy is a major concern in many emerging economies (Rodriguez et al.
Baghdad (NINA) - Leader of the National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jafari, stressed the necessity for active participation in the upcoming election to replace the persons who did not achieved a thing with qualified and incorrupt ones who put the interest of the country and the public above all other things.
Zimmerman argues that bestiary preoccupation with the corruption and detritus of animal digestion and reproduction works as a "horrific counterfoil" to the conundrum of Mary's wholly incorrupt, yet fully maternal body.
Her body, exhumed in 1933, was found, like Bernadette's, to be incorrupt.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghan Anti-Corruption Network (AACN) on Thursday urged President Hamid Karzai to avoid any internal and external pressure in introducing qualified and incorrupt candidates as his Cabinet picks to Parliament for a vote of confidence.