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Meaning of FALLIBLE

Pronunciation:  'falubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  likely to fail or be inaccurate; "everyone is fallible to some degree"
  2. [adj]  having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only human"; "frail humanity"
 

FALLIBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: errant, erring, error-prone, frail, human, imperfect, undependable, unreliable, weak
 
 Antonyms: infallible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fal"li*ble\, a. [LL. fallibilis, fr. L. fallere to
deceive: cf. F. faillible. See {Fail}.]
Liable to fail, mistake, or err; liable to deceive or to be
deceived; as, all men are fallible; our opinions and hopes
are fallible.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adulterated, blemished, careless, damaged, defective, deficient, errable, errant, erroneous, error-prone, faulty, found wanting, heedless, immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, impure, inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete, inexact, lacking, liable to error, makeshift, mediocre, mixed, not perfect, off, open to error, partial, patchy, short, sketchy, undeveloped, uneven, unfinished, unperfected, unsound, unthorough, wanting
 

 

 

 

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