Definition of Corruptible

1. Adjective. Capable of being corrupted. "A venal police officer"

Exact synonyms: Bribable, Dishonest, Purchasable, Venal
Similar to: Corrupt
Derivative terms: Bribe, Corrupt, Corrupt, Corruptibility, Venality



Definition of Corruptible

1. a. Capable of being made corrupt; subject to decay.

2. n. That which may decay and perish; the human body.

Definition of Corruptible

1. Adjective. Possible to corrupt. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) That which may decay and perish; the human body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corruptible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corruptible

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Literary usage of Corruptible

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"That God is not corruptible: or He would cease to be God. FOR I was in such wise striving to find out the rest, as one who had already found, ..."

2. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson, Edward Burton (1857)
"corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal muet psi immortality^. But this corruptible and this mortal is the body which dieth, because mortal; ..."

3. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Augustine, Philip Schaff, John Chrysostom (1892)
"THAT GOD IS NOT corruptible, WHO, IF HE WERE, WOULD NOT BE GOD AT ALL. 6. For I was so struggling to find out the rest, as having already found that what ..."

4. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... to be generable and corruptible. Which is a thi:ig that Plato takes notice of8 as an atheistic principle, express ng it in these words ; "Eort /utv yap ..."

5. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1885)
"When this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have ... This matter of the body, then, which is now corruptible shall put on ..."

6. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1836)
"But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of ..."

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