Corrigible

Cor"ri*gi*ble

(k?r"r?-j?-b'l), a. [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.]
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1. Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault.
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2. Submissive to correction; docile. "Bending down his corrigible neck." Shak.
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3. Deserving chastisement; punishable. [Obs.]
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He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible for such presumptuous language.
Howell.
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4. Having power to correct; corrective. [Obs.]
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The . . . .corrigible authority of this lies in our wills.
Shak.
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