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incorrigible

in·cor·ri·gi·ble

incorrigible

 
 
pronunciation:
In ko rih j bl [or] In ka rih j bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: incapable of being controlled or influenced for the better.
The parole board was convinced he was an incorrigible criminal and denied his parole once again.
similar words:
tough
definition 2: firmly established; unchangeable.
an incorrigible addictionan incorrigible pessimist
similar words:
confirmed
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who cannot be controlled or improved.
derivations: incorrigibly (adv.), incorrigibility (n.), incorrigibleness (n.)
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