corruptible corruptible  /kə ˈrəp tɪ bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being corrupted

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Usage(s):

  1. For centuries opponents of gay rights have seen same-gender sex as a uniquely human phenomenon, one of the many ways our famously corruptible species flouts the laws of nature.
  2. God's Word has always had to struggle for life within the corruptible forms man has devised to honor his divine creator.
  3. Briskly acted and filmed, Treason telescopes the story to concentrate on the shambling, corruptible Houghton.

News

  • College football: Joe vs. Pro, Week 9

    Each week has been a different type of test for Jameis Winston, Florida State’s redshirt freshman quarterback who has captured the hearts of Seminoles fans. This week, Winston has had to deal with the full onslaught of the national hype machine while also preparing for N.C. State. National hype is a corruptible thing. Just look at Joe’s picks for an example of what happens when success clouds ...
    on October 25, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  1. Paul writes, "For this corruptible must put on incorruption (the physical body will be raised incorruptible), and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on...
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: the Apostle Paul Source: Taylor Daily Press

  2. "Would I do it? I don't know, to be honest with you," Griffiths says. "I am infinitely corruptible."
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Richard Griffiths Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

  3. Frank Herbert wrote, "It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible."
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Frank Herbert Source: Cape Cod Chronicle

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