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- n. The state of being corruptible
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being corruptible; the possibility or liability of being corrupted; corruptibleness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The capability of being corrupted, in any sense of the word; corruptibleness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the capability of being corrupted
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Deledda's recurrent image of corruptibility is also found in "While the East Wind Blows," the short story published on this web site, in which the peasants harbor the futile dream of not being reduced to ashes, non essere ridotti in cenere.
The revelations are deeply troubling – more so than the MPs' expenses scandal – because the corruptibility of journalists and senior police officers, as well politicians, is laid bare.
Doubtless the series will spark a rush of transsexuality-centred reality shows that, given the ready and infinite corruptibility of the form, will lose within a year all vestige of the charm of the original and become as mainstream, dreary and degrading to everyone concerned as its other reality brethren.
As we mature we become cynical because we discover the world's imperfections and human corruptibility.
Libertarians often make the case that the corruptibility of government largess by business interests is all the more reason to abandon it.
Such dramas as "Prince of the City," "Q&A," "Night Falls on Manhattan" and "Serpico" looked at the hard lives and corruptibility of New York police officers.
Apart from the corruptibility of the ballot box itself, if they have enough terrorist alerts they can keep us all away from them anyway.
So man's first and most obvious flaw is corruptibility: God is incorruptible.
Other 'flaws' leading to this corruptibility include pride, ambition, and probably the rest of the 'deadlies': the serpent, as I read it, appealed to Eve through her senses of sight, sound, and taste - and suggested that by eating she and Adam would become "as Gods, knowing good from evil."
It's not just about corruption; it's about corruptibility.
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