What does the word incorrigible mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Incorrigibility.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Incorrigibly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • That can not be corrected; depraved beyond reform.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Incorrigibleness.

Usage examples for incorrigible

  1. And, what an impudent, what an incorrigible, what a hardened impostor, must this writer be, who can tell the public, that this hand- bill excited much apprehension! – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  2. " But it was gunpowder," I insisted; for it was my incorrigible passion for accuracy which had led up to half our arguments on the voyage; but this time Eva let me off. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  3. At last the warmth of the room and very weariness quieted that incorrigible cheep a little, and he was put downstairs out of invalid hearing, with a strip of batting cast, like a snowdrift, over his jaunty dwelling. – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates