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Meaning of CORRUPTIBLE

Pronunciation:  ku'ruptubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  capable of being corrupted; "corruptible judges"; "dishonest politicians"; "a purchasable senator"; "a venal police officer"
 

CORRUPTIBLE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: bribable, corrupt, dishonest, purchasable, venal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cor*rupt"i*ble\ (k?r-r?p"t?-b'l), a. [L.
    corruptibilis: cf. F. corruptible.]
    1. Capable of being made corrupt; subject to decay. ``Our
       corruptible bodies.'' --Hooker.
    
             Ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as
             silver and gold.                      --1 Pet. i.
                                                   18.
    
    2. Capable of being corrupted, or morally vitiated;
       susceptible of depravation.
    
             They systematically corrupt very corruptible race.
                                                   --Burke.
       -- {Cor*rupt"i*ble*ness}, n. -- {Cor*rupt"i*bly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \Cor*rupt"i*ble\, n.
    That which may decay and perish; the human body. [Archaic]
    --1 Cor. xv. 53.
    
    
 
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