corrigibility

corrigible

[kawr-i-juh-buhl, kor-]
adjective
1.
capable of being corrected or reformed: a corrigible criminal.
2.
submissive to correction.
3.
subject to being revised, improved, or made more accurate: a corrigible theory.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin corrigibilis, equivalent to Latin corrig(ere) to correct + -ibilis -ible

corrigibility, corrigibleness, noun
corrigibly, adverb
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corrigible (ˈkɒrɪdʒɪbəl)
 
adj
1.  capable of being corrected
2.  submissive or submitting to correction
 
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis, from Latin corrigere to set right, correct]
 
corrigi'bility
 
n
 
'corrigibly
 
adv

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corrigible
late 15c., from Fr. corrigible, from L. corrigibilis, from corrigere (see correct).
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