[ US /ˌfæɫɪˈbɪɫɪti/ ]
[ UK /fˌælɪbˈɪlɪti/ ]
  1. the likelihood of making errors
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How To Use fallibility In A Sentence

  • He was a strong supporter of the doctrine of papal infallibility and he drew up a postulatum in which he favoured a definition by implication in preference to an explicit affirmation of the dogma. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon
  • I'm left dumbfounded when a Protestant asks me how I can pretend infallibility is not contradicted in light of this.
  • His sense of humour, always in evidence, made it impossible for him to seem pompous or self-important, and he never attempted to disguise his own fallibility as a human being.
  • The errors that Dan made were not of moral turpitude but of human fallibility.
  • It is a Tolstoyan study in human fallibility in the context of global history, the like of which nobody on this side of the pond has come close to emulating.
  • I had this unerring belief in the infallibility of grown ups until I was about 12.
  • Another point in her favor is the absolute fallibility of her characters. Angel of Mercy: Getting Serious « A Working Title
  • To invest the Bible with the qualities of inerrancy and infallibility is to idolatrize it, to transform it into a false god. Biblical Recorder
  • I also choose to continue with the discourse of addiction, in spite of the compelling arguments about its limits and fallibility, because it allies me with people who are living in ways I value.
  • I don't consider the Pope a cult leader (though Papal infallibility is not an idea that particularly appeals to me), but there are Cultish aspects to Catholicism. Cult scene: New Zealand and Africa - Boing Boing
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