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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.
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(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
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(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.
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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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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
Both leaders were seen to be simple, incorrupt, intelligent and talented besides being suave and affable.
Daniel Batidam revealed the intention of the government to launch an Integrity Awards aimed at acknowledging and encouraging incorrupt officials ('Mahama to launch Integrity Awards to honour incorruptible officials' 2015).
It was only right that that body should not see corruption but would be raised to heaven as incorrupt.
Nearly three decades after his death, his body was found incorrupt.
It was among the churches that housed the "incorrupt heart" relic of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, Italy when it arrived in the country in October 2018 as part of an organized worldwide tour.
He noted that the retired Permanent Secretary has been able to distinguish himself as a corrupt free officer saying his office will soon launch the Integrity Awards aimed at acknowledging and encouraging incorrupt officials.
People travel to Italy to see his incorrupt body and to visit the places where he lived.
My early life experience gave me the belief that the world had places that were fair and incorrupt and compassionate, and might welcome you even if you were not lucky enough to be born in them.
They supervised the ideally incorrupt transactions of the city's highly valued officials.