imperfectibility


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Noun1.imperfectibility - the capability of becoming imperfect
capableness, potentiality, capability - an aptitude that may be developed
perfectibility - the capability of becoming perfect; "he believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man"
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Reason: You always talk about the limitations of nature and you emphasize the imperfectibility of the world - you're anti-Rousseauian - but you do seem to be optimistic, to believe in some kind of progress.
They address reality; they accept human imperfectibility, including American imperfectibility, even the imperfectibility of the U.
Tolerance for dissenting points of view has not been their hallmark; nor has their vision of community been one respectful of the diversity and imperfectibility of humankind.