Definitions for fallibleˈfæl ə bəl

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  1. fallible(adj)

    likely to fail or make errors

    "everyone is fallible to some degree"

  2. fallible, frail, imperfect, weak(adj)

    wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

    "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"

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  1. fallible(Adjective)

    Capable of making mistakes or being wrong.

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  1. Fallible(adj)

    liable to fail, mistake, or err; liable to deceive or to be deceived; as, all men are fallible; our opinions and hopes are fallible

  2. Origin: [LL. fallibilis, fr. L. fallere to deceive: cf. F. faillible. See Fail.]


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