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Definition of "incorrigibility" [in•cor•ri•gi•bil•i•ty]

  • The condition of being incorrigible. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "incorrigibility" in a sentence
  • "New crimes by the dozen were invented for the young that had never been considered crimes by adults: playing ball on the street, staying out late, consorting with older men, truancy, immorality, and the all-encompassing "incorrigibility" -- all basically crimes against the self, not others -- often resulting in standard sentences of three years or more."
  • ""incorrigibility" and then committed to Norristown State Hospital."
  • "As I told Warden Atherton, when my incorrigibility had become so notorious that he had me in on the carpet in his private office to plead with me; as I told him then:"