incorruptible

  • 1 incorruptible — [ ɛ̃kɔryptibl ] adj. • XIVe; bas lat. incorruptibilis 1 ♦ (Choses) Qui n est pas corruptible. ⇒ inaltérable, inattaquable. Bois incorruptible. ⇒ imputrescible. « j aime l or. Chaud, froid, clair, sombre, incorruptible » (Cocteau, « Les Dames du… …

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  • 2 Incorruptible — In cor*rupt i*ble, a. [L. incorruptibilis: cf. F. incorruptible. See {In } not, and {Corrupt}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not corruptible; incapable of corruption, decay, or dissolution; as, gold is incorruptible. [1913 Webster] Our bodies shall be… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 incorruptible — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede corromper o pudrir: cuerpo incorruptible. El brazo incorruptible de Santa Teresa se guarda en Alba de Tormes. 2. Que no se puede corromper o sobornar: juez incorruptible. Sinónimo: insobornable …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 4 incorruptible — Incorruptible. adj. de tout genre. Qui n est pas sujet à corruption. Il n y a que les substances spirituelles qui soient incorruptibles. Il signifie fig. Qui est incapable de se laisser corrompre pour agir contre son devoir. Un Juge incorruptible …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Incorruptible — In cor*rupt i*ble, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a religious sect which arose in Alexandria, in the reign of the Emperor Justinian, and which believed that the body of Christ was incorruptible, and that he suffered hunger, thirst, pain, only in… …

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  • 6 incorruptible — (adj.) mid 14c., in a physical sense, from M.Fr. incorruptible (14c.), or directly from L.L. incorruptibilis, from in “not” (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + corruptibilis (see CORRUPTIBLE (Cf. corruptible)). From 1660s in a moral sense. Related:… …

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  • 7 incorruptible — I adjective above suspicion, blameless, dependable, ethical, faultless, guiltless, having integrity, high principled, honest, honorable, impeccable, incorruptus, inculpable, integer, irreproachable, just, meritorious, moral, reliable, reputable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 incorruptible — [adj] honest, honorable above suspicion, imperishable, indestructible, inextinguishable, just, loyal, moral, perpetual, persistent, pure, reliable, straight, trustworthy, unbribable, undestroyable, untouchable, upright; concepts 485,545 Ant. bad …

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  • 9 incorruptible — (Del lat. incorruptibĭlis). 1. adj. No corruptible. 2. Que no se puede pervertir. 3. Muy difícil de pervertir …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 10 incorruptible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not susceptible to corruption, especially by bribery. 2) not subject to death or decay. DERIVATIVES incorruptibility noun …

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  • 11 incorruptible — [in΄kərup′tə bəl] adj. [ME incorruptyble < LL (Ec) incorruptibilis] 1. that cannot be corrupted, esp. morally 2. not liable to physical decay incorruptibility n. incorruptibly adv …

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  • 12 incorruptible — (in ko rup ti bl ) adj. 1°   Qui n est pas sujet à corruption. Le bois de cèdre passait autrefois pour incorruptible. •   Ils ont transféré l honneur qui n est dû qu au Dieu incorruptible, à l image d un homme corruptible, SACI Bible, St Paul, Ép …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 INCORRUPTIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui n est pas sujet à corruption. Il n y a que les substances spirituelles qui soient incorruptibles. Le bois de cèdre passait autrefois pour incorruptible.   Il signifie figurément, Qui est incapable de se laisser corrompre… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14 incorruptible — ► adjetivo 1 Que no se puede corromper: ■ el cuerpo humano no es incorruptible. SINÓNIMO inalterable 2 Que no puede ser corrompido o pervertido: ■ es un juez justo e incorruptible. SINÓNIMO íntegro honesto * * * incorruptib …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 15 incorruptible — incorruptibility, incorruptibleness, n. incorruptibly, adv. /in keuh rup teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not corruptible: incorruptible integrity. 2. that cannot be perverted or bribed: incorruptible by money. 3. that will not dissolve, disintegrate, decay …

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  • 16 incorruptible — in|cor|rup|ti|ble [ˌınkəˈrʌptıbəl] adj 1.) someone who is incorruptible cannot be persuaded to do wrong or illegal things ▪ A good judge must be incorruptible. 2.) formal material that is incorruptible will never decay and cannot be destroyed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 incorruptible — adjective 1 too honest to be influenced by anything that is illegal or morally wrong: A good judge must be incorruptible. 2 formal material that is incorruptible will never decay and cannot be destroyed: Gold was precious because it was… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 incorruptible — {{#}}{{LM I21477}}{{〓}} {{SynI22024}} {{[}}incorruptible{{]}} ‹in·co·rrup·ti·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Que no puede corromperse: • No intentes sobornarla porque es una mujer incorruptible.{{○}} {{#}}{{LM SynI22024}}{{〓}} {{CLAVE… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 19 INCORRUPTIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui n’est pas sujet à corruption. Il n’y a que les substances spirituelles qui soient incorruptibles. Le bois de cèdre passait autrefois pour incorruptible. Il signifie au figuré Qui est incapable de se laisser corrompre pour …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 20 incorruptible — [[t]ɪ̱nkərʌ̱ptɪb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ (approval) If you describe someone as incorruptible, you approve of the fact that they cannot be persuaded or paid to do things that they should not do. He was a sound businessman, totally reliable and incorruptible …

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