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1. Having the ability to resist decay or failure; lasting.
2. Having no flaw or defect; perfect.

in′de·fec′ti·bil′i·ty n.
in′de·fec′ti·bly adv.


1. not subject to decay or failure
2. flawless
ˌindeˌfectiˈbility n
ˌindeˈfectibly adv


(ˌɪn dɪˈfɛk tə bəl)

1. not liable to decay or failure.
2. free of faults.
[1650–60; probably < French; see in-3, defect, -ible]
in`de•fect`i•bil′i•ty, n.
in`de•fect′i•bly, adv.
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Supremely excellent in quality or nature:
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