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incorruptibility

Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being incorruptible; honesty

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being incorruptible; incapability of corruption.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or quality of being incorruptible; incapability of corruption.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the incapability of being corrupted

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Examples

  • You make the implicit assumption that being a scientist automatically confers on an individual the highest levels of integrity, honesty and incorruptibility in other words you regard scientists in much the same way that parishioners regard priests.

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  • The death of the body meanwhile is but temporary, and is made no account of by Christ and the apostles. brought ... to light -- making visible by the Gospel what was before hidden in God's purpose. life -- of the Spirit, acting first on the soul here, about to act on the body also at the resurrection. immortality -- Greek, "incorruptibility" of the new life, not merely of the risen body [Alford], (Ro 8: 11). through -- by means of the Gospel, which brings to light the life and immortality purposed by God from eternity, but manifested now first to man by Christ, who in His own resurrection has given the pledge of His people's final triumph over death through Him.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • "incorruptibility" of the heavenly bodies, their external connexion with "motor spirits", the influence of the stars on the generation of earthly beings, the four "simple" bodies, etc.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • "incorruptibility" an obligatory doctrine, in spite of the fact that

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • The idealism and incorruptibility of "Ransom Stoddard" is embedded in Stewart's iconic role as the idealistic young senator in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and other movies like You Can't Take It with You, from his pre-World-War-II career, particularly his Frank Capra movies, yet also inflected with the toughness and desperation he brought to his own post-war Westerns such as The Naked Spur.

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  • After the trip, Attlee told reporters in Hong Kong that he was "impressed" by the Chinese government's "incorruptibility" and great energy in "applying the general principles in which it believed."

    Early Orientations

  • His courage, his close interaction with the common people, his incorruptibility, his self-composure in front of the public, his steadfast managerial style and his lack of mercy for the corrupt and mediocre officials — all of them regrettably do not belong to this age, or in this age's China.

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  • Judges pride themselves on their incorruptibility.

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  • "I set the stage for free and fair elections by constituting an electoral commission comprising of Nigerians with impeccable credentials for firmness and incorruptibility," said President Jonathan.

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  • I fear you may be right, however, regarding the incorruptibility of the RG.

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  • The ability to be incapable of being corrupted, morally or otherwise. A politician with this power would also need fantastic resources, and most certainly invulnerability.

    May 16, 2008