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English definition of “fallible”


adjective     /ˈfæl.ɪ.bl̩/
able or likely to make mistakes : We place our trust in doctors , but even they are fallible.Weakness and vulnerability A fallible object or system is likely not to work in a satisfactory way: This method is more fallible than most because it depends on careful and accurate timing . → Opposite infallibleWeakness and vulnerability fallibility     /ˌfæl.ɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ noun [U] The play deals with the fallibility of human nature .Weakness and vulnerability
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