Definition of incorrigibility in English:


Pronunciation /ˈˌinˌkôrəjəˈbilədē/ /ˈˌɪnˌkɔrədʒəˈbɪlədi/ /ənˌkôrəjəˈbilədē/ /ənˌkɔrədʒəˈbɪlədi/ /iNGˌkôrəjəˈbilədē/ /ɪŋˌkɔrədʒəˈbɪlədi/


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‘And since his subject in this early period of his career was the incorrigibility of human hopefulness, repetition, not progressive plotting, was crucial to his method.’
  • ‘Girls' average age of entry was fifteen, and the overwhelming majority were incarcerated for incorrigibility, immorality, truancy, desertion, and petty theft.’
  • ‘Would greater longevity for modern man result in the same incorrigibility?’
  • ‘Juveniles held for incorrigibility were the least likely to be held under locked security arrangements.’
  • ‘The two mistakes are opposed to one another by reason of the fact that they take opposite stands with regard to the certitude, immutability, and incorrigibility that does or does not belong to knowledge.’