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Synonyms for incorrigible
ɪnˈkɔr ɪ dʒə bəl, -ˈkɒr-in·cor·ri·gi·ble

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  1. incorrigibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    irredeemable, irreparable

    Antonyms:
    corrigible

  2. incorrigibleadjective

    defective and impossible to materially correct or set aright.

    The incorrigibles in the prison population are either lifers or habitual reoffenders

    Synonyms:
    irredeemable, irreparable

    Antonyms:
    corrigible

  3. incorrigibleadjective

    incurably depraved; not reformable.

    His dark soul was too incorrigible to repent, even at his execution.

    Synonyms:
    irredeemable, irreparable

    Antonyms:
    corrigible

  4. incorrigibleadjective

    impervious to correction by punishment or pain.

    The imp is incorrigible: his bottom is still red from his last spanking when he plans the next prank.

    Synonyms:
    irredeemable, irreparable

    Antonyms:
    corrigible

  5. incorrigibleadjective

    unmanageable.

    Synonyms:
    irredeemable, irreparable

    Antonyms:
    corrigible

  6. incorrigibleadjective

    determined, unalterable, hence impossible to improve upon.

    The laws of nature and mathematics are incorrigible.

    Synonyms:
    irredeemable, irreparable

    Antonyms:
    corrigible

  7. incorrigibleadjective

    incurable.

    Synonyms:
    irreparable, irredeemable

    Antonyms:
    corrigible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. incorrigibleadjective

    impervious to correction by punishment

    Antonyms:
    improvable, correctable, amendable, reformable, corrigible, redeemable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "incorrigible":

    uncorrectable, unrepentant, hopeless

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#49950irreparable
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#202973irredeemable
#212583uncorrectable

How to use incorrigible in a sentence?

  1. A. E. Housman:

    In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.

  2. Don Marquis:

    If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity marry, and perpetuate his kind.


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