incorruptible


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in·cor·rupt·i·ble

 (ĭn′kə-rŭp′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Incapable of being morally corrupted.
2. Not subject to corruption or decay.

in′cor·rupt′i·bil′i·ty n.
in′cor·rupt′i·bly adv.

incorruptible

(ˌɪnkəˈrʌptəbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being corrupted; honest; just
2. not subject to decay or decomposition
ˌincorˌruptiˈbility, ˌincorˈruptibleness n
ˌincorˈruptibly adv

in•cor•rupt•i•ble

(ˌɪn kəˈrʌp tə bəl)

adj.
1. not corruptible; honest.
2. not susceptible to decay.
[1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin]
in`cor•rupt`i•bil′i•ty, in`cor•rupt′i•ble•ness, n.
in`cor•rupt′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incorruptible - incapable of being morally corrupted; "incorruptible judges are the backbone of the society"
incorrupt - free of corruption or immorality; "a policeman who was incorrupt and incorruptible"

incorruptible

adjective
1. honest, straight, upright, honourable, just, trustworthy, above suspicion, unbribable He was a totally reliable and incorruptible businessman.
2. imperishable, everlasting, undecaying Its incorruptible beauty has been prized for millennia.

incorruptible

adjective
Having or marked by uprightness in principle and action:
Translations
غَيْر قابِل للفَساد،طاهِر
neúplatný
ubestikkelig
megvesztegethetetlen
óspillanlegur, ekki mútuòægur
nepaperkamasnepaperkamumas
nepiekukuļojamsneuzpērkams
nepodplatiteľný
dürüstnamuslu

incorruptible

[ˌɪnkəˈrʌptəbl] ADJincorruptible; (= not open to bribery) → insobornable

incorruptible

[ˌɪnkəˈrʌptɪbəl] adjincorruptible

incorruptible

adj
personcharakterstark; (= not bribable)unbestechlich; she’s incorruptibleman kann sie nicht verderben
material, substanceunzerstörbar

incorruptible

[ˌɪnkəˈrʌptəbl] adjincorruttibile

incorruptible

(inkəˈraptəbl) adjective
not able to be bribed; honest. The police should be incorruptible.
ˈincorˌruptiˈbility noun
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In its incorruptible flow all round the globe of the earth it preserves from the decay and forgetfulness of death the greatness of our great men, and amongst them the passionate and gentle greatness of Nelson, the nature of whose genius was, on the faith of a brave seaman and distinguished Admiral, such as to "Exalt the glory of our nation.
And the incorruptible Professor walked too, averting his eyes from the odious multitude of mankind.
The last letter I received from him drew from my eves human tears, and yet filled my heart with divine joy: he anticipated his sure reward, his incorruptible crown.
For, though himself and boat's crew remained untainted, and though his ship was half a rifle-shot off, and an incorruptible sea and air rolling and flowing between; yet conscientiously adhering to the timid quarantine of the land, he peremptorily refused to come into direct contact with the Pequod.
Harley, in turn, addressed him as: Man-Dog, Incorruptible One, Brass Tacks, Then Some, Sin of Gold, South Sea Satrap, Nimrod, Young Nick, and Lion-Slayer.
In England the police system, if not the most infallible in the world, is certainly the most incorruptible.
The incorruptible fidelity, piety and honesty, of Uncle Tom, had more than one development, to her personal knowledge.
The latter third of the speech was marred by the resumption of fights and other recreations among certain of the bad boys, and by fidgetings and whis- perings that extended far and wide, washing even to the bases of isolated and incorruptible rocks like Sid and Mary.
Many others have been conquerors and glorious usurpers; you, my lord, you will be content with being the most virtuous, the most honest, and the most incorruptible of men: you will have held a crown in your hand, and instead of placing it upon your own brow, you will have deposited it upon the head of him for whom it was made.
She raised her eyes to the bright stars, looking down so mildly from the wide worlds of air, and, gazing on them, found new stars burst upon her view, and more beyond, and more beyond again, until the whole great expanse sparkled with shining spheres, rising higher and higher in immeasurable space, eternal in their numbers as in their changeless and incorruptible existence.
No man offered a finer image of those old Republicans, incorruptible friends to the Empire, who remained the living relics of the two most energetic governments the world has ever seen.
Grewgious had been well selected for his trust, as a man of incorruptible integrity, but certainly for no other appropriate quality discernible on the surface.