Incorrupt
Incorrupt In`cor*rupt", a. [L. incorruptus. See {In-} not, and {Corrupt}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not affected with corruption or decay; unimpaired; not marred or spoiled. [1913 Webster]

2. Not defiled or depraved; pure; sound; untainted; above the influence of bribes; upright; honest. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Your Christian principles . . . which will preserve you incorrupt as individuals. --Bp. Hurd. [1913 Webster]


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  • Incorrupt — (v. lat.), unverdorben. Incorruptibel, 1) unverderblich; 2) unbestechlich. Incorruption, Unverdorbenheit, Unverderbtheit; Incorruptiv, unverderbbar, unverweslich, unvergänglich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Incorrupt — Incorrupt, incorruptibel, lat. dtsch., das Gegentheil von corrupt etc., s. corrumpiren …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • incorrupt — index blameless, clean, dependable, equitable, high minded, honest, impartial, law abiding, loyal …   Law dictionary

  • incorrupt — [in΄kə rupt′] adj. [ME incorrupte < L incorruptus] not corrupt; specif., a) Obs. uncontaminated; not rotten b) morally sound; not depraved, evil, impure, or perverted c) not taking bribes; upright; honest d) containing no errors, alterations,… …   English World dictionary

  • incorrupt — adjective 1. free of corruption or immorality a policeman who was incorrupt and incorruptible • Ant: ↑corrupt • Similar to: ↑antiseptic, ↑incorruptible, ↑uncorrupted, ↑unspoiled …   Useful english dictionary

  • incorrupt — also incorrupted adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin incorruptus, from in + corruptus corrupt Date: 14th century free from corruption: as a. obsolete not affected with decay b. not defiled or depraved ; upright c. free from error •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incorrupt — incorruptly, adv. incorruptness, n. /in keuh rupt /, adj. 1. not corrupt; not debased or perverted; morally upright. 2. not to be corrupted; incorruptible. 3. not vitiated by errors or alterations. 4. Obs. free from decomposition or putrefaction …   Universalium

  • incorrupt — adjective a) not corrupt, void of moral corruption b) free from physical decay …   Wiktionary

  • incorrupt — Synonyms and related words: angelic, blameless, childlike, clear, correct, dovelike, faultless, flawless, good, guiltless, honest, honorable, immaculate, impeccable, in the clear, incorrupted, incorruptible, innocent, lamblike, moral, not guilty …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incorrupt — adj. not corrupt, morally pure, honest; impossible to corrupt; perfect; pure, innocent …   English contemporary dictionary

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