Incorruption In`cor*rup"tion, n. [L. incorruptio: cf. F. incorruption. See {In-} not, and {Corruption}.] The condition or quality of being incorrupt or incorruptible; absence of, or exemption from, corruption. [1913 Webster]

It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption. --1 Cor. xv. 42. [1913 Webster]

The same preservation, or, rather, incorruption, we have observed in the flesh of turkeys, capons, etc. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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