Cor"ri*gi*ble (k?r"r?-j?-b'l), a. [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.]

1.

Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault.

2.

Submissive to correction; docile.

"Bending down his corrigible neck."

Shak.

3.

Deserving chastisement; punishable.

[Obs.]

He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible for such presumptuous language. Howell.

4.

Having power to correct; corrective.

[Obs.]

The . . . .corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. Shak.

 

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