Definitions

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  • adv. In an incorrigible manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an incorrigible manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an incorrigible manner; irreclaimably.

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Examples

  • As for Business World, it wasn't that the businessmen and businesswomen were immersing themselves in incorrigibly minor or incautiously canonized figures like Thornton Wilder or Dostoevsky, or with lightweight literary middlemen like A.L. Rowse or Lord David Cecil, or yet with teacup-storm philosophers, exploded revisionist historians, stubbornly Steady State cosmologists or pallid poets over whom the finger of sentimentality continued to waver.

    People Reading

  • During the boom years, egged on by low interest rates, Americans borrowed incorrigibly, usually against higher home values.

    Alan Schram: Why Gold is Rising

  • When I was growing up, I thought my family was incorrigibly dull there were no divorces, or deaths, or huge family dramas just camping holidays, and chops for dinner, and the sound of lawnmowers on a Sunday.

    A Discussion with Carole Cadwalladr

  • Some economists believe that oil-rich countries are by definition endemically and incorrigibly corrupt.

    Natalia Brzezinski: Erin Burnett: 'Real Change Can Happen in the Middle East'

  • Though fresh and alert from his overnight flight, Donovan looked “incorrigibly civilian,” Taylor observed.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • But in the field with his men he appeared “incorrigibly civilian,” as one friend put it, with his uniform “carelessly worn”—as if he wanted to convey the impression that he was an unconventional soldier.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Stunningly refreshing, unaffected and informed, Your Environmental Road Trip makes a critical leap beyond all of the climate change and dirty energy catastrophe film masterpieces in circulation -- most notably, of course, Al Gore's Oscar-winning epic, An Inconvenient Truth -- by presenting climate destabilization issues through the down-home visions and ordinary efforts of unabashedly optimistic and incorrigibly determined innovators and sustainable community endeavors.

    Jeff Biggers: Beyond Hope: Groundbreaking Environmental Road Trip Film Takes Climate Change Solutions Back Home

  • As captain he is passionate about the game but he is also incorrigibly boyish.

    Northampton's Dylan Hartley says he is no longer the man he used to be

  • Still, investors like Mr. Merk are incorrigibly bearish on the dollar.

    Currency Funds Bet Against Buck

  • Widders is volubly, heroically, incorrigibly nondiplomatic.

    The U.K.'s Most Terrifying Spinster

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  • A sepia plate of Greatgrandfather,
    incorrigibly confident Victorian
    (or, rather, blind to the contingency
    of his empyrean empire crumbling)...

    - Peter Reading, Stills, from For the Municipality's Elderly, 1974

    June 22, 2008

  • "My son was just admitted to Princeton" said Haruki incorrigibly. (sorry!)

    February 24, 2007