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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.
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The eyes of the two women met--one, near the end of her life, concealing under a rugged surface a nature sensitively affectionate and incorruptibly true: the other, young in years, with out the virtues of youth, hard in manner and hard at heart.
Since the start he's been the straight-as-a-die rock, incorruptibly unshakeable in leading his AC-12 team in sniffing out bent coppers.
Augustine wants his heart's desire to be for incorruptible goodness, the goodness he believes God unimaginably to be, and he wants to be incorruptibly at one with his desire.
On the other hand, the dashing of the transcendent infinite right into the midst of particulars and offering itself to them incorruptibly and in full, is something we could find difficult to choreograph to the medieval tenets.
These tragic transformations have happened, and everyone is at fault, for in protecting the semblance of a safe, separate, incorruptibly unified social identity, More's historical figures acquiesce in the maneuverings of Richard, and in their own hostage-taking, as if they could wait out the misfortune of Richard, as if they could come away from his rule unscathed.