corrigible

[ kawr-i-juh-buh l, kor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF corrigible
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The power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills.

Corrigible, kor′i-ji-bl, adj. that may be corrected: open to correction.

"The most corrigible case what comes to this court," says Mr. Stubbs, bowing knowingly to the judge.

I heartily hope that if you have been incommoded it is already over, and for a corrigible cause.

You have unburdened your own soul in that matter, and if they had been corrigible, you would have helped a good many more.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French corrigible, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis "that which can be corrected," from Latin corrigere (see correct). Related: Corrigibility.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CORRIGIBLE

curable

adjectiveable to be improved, fixed
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