Incorrigibility In*cor`ri*gi*bil"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. incorrigibilit['e].] The state or quality of being incorrigible. [1913 Webster]

The ingratitude, the incorrigibility, the strange perverseness . . . of mankind. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • incorrigibility — (n.) late 15c., from INCORRIGIBLE (Cf. incorrigible) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Incorrigibility — In philosophy, incorrigibility is a property of a philosophical proposition, which implies that it is necessarily true simply by virtue of being believed. A common example of such a proposition is René Descartes cogito ergo sum (I think,… …   Wikipedia

  • incorrigibility — incorrigible ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not able to be corrected or reformed. DERIVATIVES incorrigibility noun incorrigibly adverb. ORIGIN Latin incorrigibilis, from in not + corrigibilis correctable …   English terms dictionary

  • incorrigibility — noun see incorrigible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incorrigibility — See incorrigible. * * * …   Universalium

  • incorrigibility — noun The condition of being incorrigible …   Wiktionary

  • incorrigibility — n. quality of being evil beyond correction, state of being unreformable; uncontrollability, quality of being unreceptive to discipline; unchangeabilityin·cor·ri·gi·bil·i·ty || ‚ɪnkÉ‘rɪdÊ’É™ bɪlÉ™tɪ , kÉ”r / kÉ’r …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incorrigibility — in·corrigibility …   English syllables

  • incorrigibility — See incorrigible child …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • incorrigibility — (|)in, ən+ noun : the quality or state of being incorrigible …   Useful english dictionary

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