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[in-kuh-ruhp-shuh n] /ˌɪn kəˈrʌp ʃən/
noun, Archaic.
the quality or condition of being incorrupt.
Origin of incorruption
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin incorruptiōn- (stem of incorruptiō). See in-3, corruption Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • One moment they are sown in corruption; the next, raised in incorruption.

    The Harp of God J. F. Rutherford
  • Could it be that these wretches were to be raised in incorruption?

    The Road Builders Samuel Merwin
  • This corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

  • Instantly it is raised, transfigured; the corruptible has put on incorruption.

    Essays Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • In incorruption is the last and sealing word of this letter, which we have been so long studying together.

  • For this corruptible must put on incorruption: and this mortal must put on immortality.

  • It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption: It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power.

  • Oh, would I could tell you how joyfully I shall put off corruption for incorruption, and exchange mortality for immortality!

    Father Brighthopes John Townsend Trowbridge
  • The corruptible had put on incorruption, the mortal immortality.

    Johnny Ludlow. First Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • We shall be changed, for this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

    Ortus Christi Mother St. Paul

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