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corrigible

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Adjective
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cor=ri=gi=ble

CIDE DICTIONARY

corrigiblea. [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.].
  •  Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Submissive to correction; docile.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Deserving chastisement; punishable.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible for such presumptuous language."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having power to correct; corrective.  [1913 Webster]
    "The . . . .corrigible authority of this lies in our wills."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

corrigible, adj.
1 capable of being corrected.
2 (of a person) submissive; open to correction.

Derivative
corrigibly adv.
Etymology
ME f. F f. med.L corrigibilis (as CORRECT)

THESAURUS

corrigible

ameliorable, amendable, controllable, correctable, curable, domesticable, domitable, emendable, fixable, governable, handleable, improvable, manageable, manipulable, manipulatable, medicable, mendable, perfectible, reclaimable, recoverable, rectifiable, recyclable, redeemable, remediable, repairable, reparable, restorable, restrainable, retrievable, reversible, tamable, untroublesome

ROGET THESAURUS

corrigible

Improvement

N improvement, amelioration, melioration, betterment, mend, amendment, emendation, mending, advancement, advance, ascent, promotion, preferment, elevation, increase, cultivation, civilization, culture, march of intellect, menticulture, race-culture, eugenics, reform, reformation, revision, radical reform, second thoughts, correction, limoe labor, refinement, elaboration, purification, oxidation, repair, recovery, revise, new edition, reformer, radical, improving, progressive, improved, better, better off, better for, all the better for, better advised, reformatory, emendatory, reparatory, remedial, corrigible, improvable, accultural, on consideration, on reconsideration, on second thoughts, on better advice, ad melius inquirendum, urbent latericiam invenit marmoream reliquit.


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