incorrigible incorrigible  /ɪn ˈkɑ rə dʒə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) impervious to correction by punishment

Usage(s):

  • Adam's incorrigible habit of thieving finally caught up with him when he was caught red-handed and was lodged into a jail.

News

  • Victor Continental prepares for 'big finish'

    Lawrence’s long-running sketch comedy and musical show hosted by incorrigible European playboy Victor Continental will soon be coming to an end.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

Quotes

  1. "Five percent of the Taliban is incorrigible, not susceptible to anything other than being defeated. Another 25 percent or so are not quite sure, in my view, the intensity of their commitment to the insurgency. And roughly 70 percent are involved...
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Joe Biden Source: ABC News

  2. "The incorrigible nature of sex predators requires public officials, law enforcement, industry leaders and parents across Texas to join together to make the Internet a safer place," Abbott said. "Without meaningful safeguards in place, no...
    on May 21, 2007 By: Greg Abbott Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. He vowed German leaders would protect the country's growing Jewish community "with the power of the state against the anti-Semitism of the incorrigible. That there is still anti-Semitism cannot be denied," Schroeder said. "Fighting it is the...
    on Jan 25, 2005 By: Gerhard Schroeder Source: CTV.ca

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