corrigible [ kawr-i-juh-buh l, kor- ]
1. capable of being corrected or reformed: a corrigible criminal.
2. submissive to correction.
3. subject to being revised, improved, or made more accurate: a corrigible theory.
OTHER WORDS FROM CORRIGIBLE
cor·ri·gi·bil·i·ty, cor·ri·gi·ble·ness, noun
WORDS RELATED TO CORRIGIBLE
correctable, rectifiable, curable, amendable, emendable, fixable, improvable, recoverable, redeemable, restorable, amenable, capable, mendable, reparative
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Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin corrigibilis, equivalent to Latin corrig(ere) to correct + -ibilis -ible
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CORRIGIBLE
Corrigible, kor′i-ji-bl, adj. that may be corrected: open to correction.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)|VARIOUS
"The most corrigible case what comes to this court," says Mr. Stubbs, bowing knowingly to the judge.
AN OUTCAST|F. COLBURN ADAMS
You have unburdened your own soul in that matter, and if they had been corrigible, you would have helped a good many more.
LIFE OF HARRIET BEECHER STOWE COMPILED FROM HER LETTERS AND JOURNALS|CHARLES EDWARD STOWE
The power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills.
CURIOSITIES OF MEDICAL EXPERIENCE|J. G. (JOHN GIDEON) MILLINGEN
I heartily hope that if you have been incommoded it is already over, and for a corrigible cause.
THE LETTERS OF HENRY JAMES (VOLUME I)|HENRY JAMES
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