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3 definitions found
 for fallible
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fallible \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fallible
      adj 1: likely to fail or make errors; "everyone is fallible to
             some degree" [ant: infallible]
      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" [syn: fallible,
         frail, imperfect, weak]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "fallible":
     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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