impeccability


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im·pec·ca·ble

 (ĭm-pĕk′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Having no flaws; perfect. See Synonyms at perfect.
2. Not capable of sinning or not liable to sin.

[Latin impeccābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + peccāre, to sin; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

im·pec′ca·bil′i·ty n.
im·pec′ca·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impeccability - the quality of being without an error or fault
correctness - the quality of conformity to social expectations
2.impeccability - the quality of being exempt from sin or incapable of sinning
righteousness - adhering to moral principles
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Characteristics of the Prophets All the prophets of Allah share the following attributes: Impeccability Prophets are impeccable, meaning that they never commit sins.
First the impeccability After earning his PhD at Indiana University in 1980, Jerry did a brief stint at Queens College, CUNY, before taking a position in 1982 at Wayne State University, where he remains unto this day He climbed the traditional academic ladder to become full Professor of English starting in 1993.
In the course of the third round, yesterday, the Thai trio were in no mood to relent at any stage and through precision and impeccability in application of golfing expertise, they demonstrated ample control over the proceedings.
In the course of the third round yesterday, the Thai trio were in no mood to relent at any stage and through precision and impeccability in application of golfing expertise, they demonstrated ample control over the proceedings.
Steadily, quietly, he brings new contacts and acquaintances to The Hills, primarily for lunch, occasionally for dinner, always polite, and always with this impeccability in attire and manners.
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The poet introduces a medley of early childhood attributes and images in order to bring to life adolescenza in his poem, especially through those childlike traits that foreground the need for an adult's support such as portability, fearfulness, nescience, emotionality, reliance, and incomprehension; nonetheless, childhood innocence, as a state of complete impeccability and blamelessness, is the only trait excluded from being applied to the pilgrim and understandably so: the pilgrim could have never been portrayed in a condition without the possibility of sinning.
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When, in its rarity but impeccability, my heart and mind were in sync when it came to matters of the heart as lovely as you.