[ in-kawr-i-juh-buh l, -kor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF incorrigibles
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“I shall have to class you with the incorrigibles,” he said with a rueful air.

I like the quatrain, of course; who, knowing the "Incorrigibles," doesn't?

Although the special school has been used for incorrigibles, its real value rests in its care of the defective child.

She looked as manifestly not one of the canaille of incorrigibles as, in her place, Lucrezia Borgia would have looked.

In the case of political offenders and incorrigibles, the island prison is as remote and inaccessible as possible.

"Come on, Roy—and all other incorrigibles," laughed Polly, unsnapping her second rein and slipping it around Roy's silky neck.

With the disappearance of the malcontents and incorrigibles the battalion soon reached a high grade of efficiency.

Surely society has the right to protect itself from these incorrigibles, who are released only to prey on it again.