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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [in-kuh-ruhp-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˌɪn kəˈrʌp tə bəl/
    • /ˌɪn.kəˈrʌp.tɪ.bl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [in-kuh-ruhp-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˌɪn kəˈrʌp tə bəl/

Definitions of incorruptibility word

  • adjective incorruptibility not corruptible: incorruptible integrity. 1
  • adjective incorruptibility that cannot be perverted or bribed: incorruptible by money. 1
  • adjective incorruptibility that will not dissolve, disintegrate, decay, etc.: an incorruptible metal. 1
  • noun incorruptibility The condition of being incorruptible; honesty. 1

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Origin of incorruptibility

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
First recorded in 1300-50; Middle English word from Late Latin word incorruptibilis. See in-3, corruptible

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Parts of speech for Incorruptibility


incorruptibility popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 81% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for incorruptibility

noun incorruptibility

  • right — in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct.
  • faithfulness — strict or thorough in the performance of duty: a faithful worker.
  • veracity — habitual observance of truth in speech or statement; truthfulness: He was not noted for his veracity.
  • fairness — the state, condition, or quality of being fair, or free from bias or injustice; evenhandedness: I have to admit, in all fairness, that she would only be paid for part of the work.
  • self-respect — proper esteem or regard for the dignity of one's character.

Antonyms for incorruptibility

noun incorruptibility

  • injustice — the quality or fact of being unjust; inequity.
  • unfairness — not fair; not conforming to approved standards, as of justice, honesty, or ethics: an unfair law; an unfair wage policy.
  • unjustness — not just; lacking in justice or fairness: unjust criticism; an unjust ruler.
  • wrong — not in accordance with what is morally right or good: a wrong deed.
  • dishonesty — lack of honesty; a disposition to lie, cheat, or steal.

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