incorrigible

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in·cor·ri·gi·ble

 (ĭn-kôr′ĭ-jə-bəl, -kŏr′-)
adj.
1. Incapable of being corrected or reformed: an incorrigible criminal.
2. Firmly rooted; ineradicable: incorrigible faults.
3. Difficult or impossible to control or manage: an incorrigible, spoiled child.
n.
One that cannot be corrected or reformed.

[Middle English, from Latin incorrigibilis : in-, not; see in-1 + corrigere, to correct; see correct.]

in·cor′ri·gi·bil′i·ty, in·cor′ri·gi·ble·ness n.
in·cor′ri·gi·bly adv.

incorrigible

(ɪnˈkɒrɪdʒəbəl)
adj
1. beyond correction, reform, or alteration
2. firmly rooted; ineradicable
3. (Philosophy) philosophy (of a belief) having the property that whoever honestly believes it cannot be mistaken. Compare defeasible
n
a person or animal that is incorrigible
inˌcorrigiˈbility, inˈcorrigibleness n
inˈcorrigibly adv

in•cor•ri•gi•ble

(ɪnˈkɔr ɪ dʒə bəl, -ˈkɒr-)

adj.
1. bad beyond reform: an incorrigible liar.
2. unruly; uncontrollable: an incorrigible child.
3. firmly fixed; not easily changed.
4. not easily influenced: an incorrigible optimist.
[1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin incorrigibilis]
in•cor`ri•gi•bil′i•ty, in•cor′ri•gi•ble•ness, n.
in•cor′ri•gi•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incorrigible - impervious to correction by punishment
disobedient - not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority; "disobedient children"
corrigible - capable of being corrected or set right; "a corrigible defect"; "a corrigible prisoner"

incorrigible

adjective incurable, hardened, hopeless, intractable, inveterate, unreformed, irredeemable Gamblers are incorrigible optimists.
Translations
غَيْر قابِل للإصْلاح
nenapravitelný
uforbederlig
javíthatatlan
óbetranlegur
nepataisomas
nelabojams
düzelmezyola gelmez

incorrigible

[ɪnˈkɒrɪdʒəbl] ADJ [womaniser, optimist] → incorregible, sin remedio
you're incorrigible!¡eres incorregible!, ¡no tienes remedio!

incorrigible

[ɪnˈkɒrɪdʒəbəl] adjincorrigible

incorrigible

incorrigible

[ɪnˈkɒrɪdʒəbl] adjincorreggibile

incorrigible

(inˈkoridʒəbl) adjective
too bad to be corrected or improved.
References in classic literature ?
Later, he fenced off a small run in the pasture, where, from time to time, he took in a limited number of incorrigibles.
Haveby, the island manager of the Moongleam Soap Company, who adjudged him an incorrigible. The Company had plantations on the Santa Cruz Islands, hundreds of miles across the sea, and there it sent its Solomon Islands' incorrigibles.
As to me--will you never understand that I am incorrigible?"
"It is the incorrigible vanity of the man which will not be denied.
An incorrigible mankind hardens its heart in the progress of its own perfectability.
In San Quentin prison he had proved incorrigible. Punishment failed to break his spirit.
In plain terms, he was an incorrigible scoundrel; and he had now added one more to the list of his many misdemeanors by impudently breaking the conditions on which Mrs.