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fal·li·ble

 (făl′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of making an error: Humans are only fallible.
2. Tending or likely to be erroneous: fallible hypotheses.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin fallibilis, from Latin fallere, to deceive.]

fal′li·bil′i·ty, fal′li·ble·ness n.
fal′li·bly adv.

fallible

(ˈfælɪbəl)
adj
1. capable of being mistaken; erring
2. liable to mislead
[C15: from Medieval Latin fallibilis, from Latin fallere to deceive]
ˌfalliˈbility, ˈfallibleness n
ˈfallibly adv

fal•li•ble

(ˈfæl ə bəl)

adj.
1. liable to err, esp. in being deceived or mistaken.
2. liable to be erroneous or false; not accurate: fallible information.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin fallibilis= Latin fall(ere) to deceive + -ibilis -ible]
fal`li•bil′i•ty, fal′li•ble•ness, n.
fal′li•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fallible - likely to fail or make errors; "everyone is fallible to some degree"
infallible - incapable of failure or error; "an infallible antidote"; "an infallible memory"; "the Catholic Church considers the Pope infallible"; "no doctor is infallible"
2.fallible - 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"
human - having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"

fallible

Translations
قابِل للخَطَأ
omylný
ufuldkommen
esendõ
skeikull
linkęs klysti
spējīgs kļūdīties
omylný
hata yapabiliryanılabilir

fallible

[ˈfæləbl] ADJfalible

fallible

[ˈfælɪbəl] adj [person] → faillible; [system] → failliblefalling-off [ˌfɔːlɪŋˈɒf] n
a falling-off in sth [+ demand, income] → une diminution de qch; [+ standards] → une dégradation de qchfalling-out [ˌfɔːlɪŋˈaʊt] n (= disagreement) → brouille f
to have a falling-out with sb → se brouiller avec qnfallopian tube [fəˌləʊpiənˈtjuːb] ntrompe f de Fallope

fallible

fallible

[ˈfæləbl] adj (frm) → fallibile

fallible

(ˈfӕləbl) adjective
able or likely to make mistakes. Human beings are fallible.
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His opinion was that the fallibleness of screening as a means of protection against violence does not diminish its value.
The keystone of philosophy it is its fundamentally "unresolved openness" [Unabgeschlossenheit]--the virtue of fallibleness (as Karl Popper called it), that is, a constitutive virtue and a pro-active way of avoiding falling back in a totalitarian visions that would surely enclose a society upon itself.
Once again, though, his all-embracing category of love cannot resolve the ambiguity between his desire to preserve the "never-ending" (138) quality of marital love and its predisposition to fallibleness as an imperfect reflection of divine love.