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Definition of "incorrupt" [in•cor•rupt]

  • Free of corruption or immorality. (adjective)
  • Not decayed; unspoiled. (adjective)
  • Free of errors or faults. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incorrupt" in a sentence
  • "Science has never successfully answered the question, "Why do some bodies remain incorrupt when others rapidly disintegrate in the natural process of putrefaction?""
  • "There was a trip to France to see something called the incorrupt saint, and possibly a position."
  • "The body of Pope John XXIII, who died in 1963 and like John Paul is also one step away from sainthood, was placed in a glass coffin and moved upstairs in 2001; his intact embalmed body was found to be "incorrupt," or free from decay."