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cor·ri·gi·ble

 (kôr′ĭ-jə-bəl, kŏr′-)
adj.
Capable of being corrected, reformed, or improved.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis, from Latin corrigere, to correct; see correct.]

cor′ri·gi·bil′i·ty n.
cor′ri·gi·bly adv.

corrigible

(ˈkɒrɪdʒɪbəl)
adj
1. capable of being corrected
2. submissive or submitting to correction
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis, from Latin corrigere to set right, correct]
ˌcorrigiˈbility n
ˈcorrigibly adv

cor•ri•gi•ble

(ˈkɔr ɪ dʒə bəl, ˈkɒr-)

adj.
1. capable of being corrected or reformed.
2. submissive to correction.
3. subject to being revised, improved, or made more accurate: a corrigible theory.
[1425–75; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin corrigibilis= Latin corrig(ere) to correct + -ibilis -ible]
cor`ri•gi•bil′i•ty, cor′ri•gi•ble•ness, n.
cor′ri•gi•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corrigible - capable of being corrected or set right; "a corrigible defect"; "a corrigible prisoner"
incorrigible - impervious to correction by punishment
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Such rejection has led him into the adoption of natural realism (inspired by William James), namely, the pragmatist idea which insists that objects are perceived immediately and corrigibly (as opposed to inferentially through sense data) (2).