Incorruptness
Incorruptness In`cor*rupt"ness, n. 1. Freedom or exemption from decay or corruption. [1913 Webster]

2. Probity; integrity; honesty. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]


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  • incorruptness — noun see incorrupt …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incorruptness — See incorruptly. * * * …   Universalium

  • incorruptness — noun the state of being incorrupt …   Wiktionary

  • incorruptness — in·corruptness …   English syllables

  • incorruptness — noun characterized by integrity or probity • Syn: ↑incorruption • Ant: ↑corruptness • Derivationally related forms: ↑incorrupt • Hypernyms: ↑honesty, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • incorruption — noun characterized by integrity or probity • Syn: ↑incorruptness • Ant: ↑corruptness (for: ↑incorruptness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑incorrupt ( …   Useful english 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 — /ɪnkəˈrʌpt/ (say inkuh rupt) adjective 1. not corrupt; not debased or perverted; morally upright. 2. not to be bribed. 3. Obsolete free from decomposition or putrefaction. 4. not vitiated by errors or alterations. Also, incorrupted. –incorruptly …   Australian English dictionary

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