corrigible

Something that can be fixed is corrigible. When you have a chance to go back and fix the mistakes on a math test, any errors you make are corrigible.

Use the adjective corrigible when you want to emphasize that something can be improved or corrected. You might argue that even a country's constitution is corrigible, or hope that your physics midterm is corrigible. A much more common word is incorrigible, which means hopeless or not fixable, but is most often used to describe someone's personality. The Latin corrigere, "to put straight or set right," is the root of both corrigible and incorrigible.

Definitions of corrigible
  1. adjective
    capable of being corrected or set right
    “a corrigible defect”
    “a corrigible prisoner”
    Synonyms:
    amendable, correctable
    capable of being corrected by additions
    improvable
    susceptible of improvement
    redeemable, reformable
    susceptible to improvement or reform
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    Antonyms:
    incorrigible
    impervious to correction by punishment
    unreformable, unregenerate
    unrepentant and incapable of being reformed
    uncontrollable, uncorrectable, unmanageable
    incapable of being controlled or managed
    disobedient
    not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
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