[ US /ˈfæɫəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /fˈæləbə‍l/ ]
  1. likely to fail or make errors
    everyone is fallible to some degree
  2. 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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How To Use fallible In A Sentence

  • Sharansky is not infallible, but he is probably the most sagacious voice in Israeli politics today.
  • The notorious fact-checkers of The New Yorker are irritating not only because they often prove how fallible are our memories, but because they seem to mechanize what ought to be a natural, unmediated, fast-moving process. 2009 February 11 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS
  • There was not a single low note or phrase that did not display infallible technique or persuasive musicality.
  • However, even the wisdom of a political boss is not infallible, and despite the succulent graces of the barbecue numbers of the ascetic and jeans-clad elder worthies, though fed to repletion, collogued unhappily together among the ox-teams and canvas-hooded wagons on the slope, commenting sourly on the frivolity of the dance. Una Of The Hill Country 1911
  • Do we want a hero with universal vision, or would we prefer a fallible creature, confusing and confused?
  • The censorship method… is that of handing the job over to some frail and erring mortal man, and making him omnipotent on the assumption that his official status will make him infallible and omniscient.
  • an infallible memory
  • It only means that our good tendencies are not complete or infallible, that we are not faultless automata.
  • Fortunately, Tosatti's infallible ear could detect an ‘out-of-tune’ microtone in the midst of any situation.
  • You need to bear in mind that your judgment is not always infallible.
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