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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Infallible \In*fal"li*ble\, a. [Pref. in- not + fallible: cf. F.
1. Not fallible; not capable of erring; entirely exempt from
liability to mistake; unerring; inerrable. --Dryden.
2. Not liable to fail, deceive, or disappoint; indubitable;
sure; certain; as, infallible evidence; infallible
success; an infallible remedy.
To whom also he showed himself alive, after his
passion, by many infallible proofs. --Acts i. 3.
3. (R. C. Ch.) Incapable of error in defining doctrines
touching faith or morals. See Papal infallibility, under
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: incapable of failure or error; "an infallible antidote";
"an infallible memory"; "the Catholic Church considers
the Pope infallible"; "no doctor is infallible" [ant:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
79 Moby Thesaurus words for "infallible":
absolute, acceptable, agreeable, beyond all praise, certain,
chaste, close, constant, correct, defectless, delicate, dependable,
direct, effective, efficacious, efficient, even, exact, express,
faithful, faultless, fine, flawless, foolproof, handy, helpful,
ideal, immaculate, impeccable, indefectible, indefective,
inerrable, inerrant, irreproachable, just right, mathematical,
micrometrically precise, microscopic, nice, oracular, peerless,
perfect, pinpoint, precise, pure, refined, reliable, religious,
religiously exact, rigid, rigorous, satisfactory, satisfying,
scientific, scientifically exact, secure, severe, sinless,
spotless, square, stainless, strict, subtle, sure, surefire,
taintless, unadulterated, unblemished, uncontaminated,
undeceivable, undeviating, unerring, unfailing, unfaultable,
unmistaken, unmixed, unspotted, untainted, useful
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