- Sometimes in·fal·li·ble·ness. the quality of being infallible, or of being absolutely trustworthy: He believed in the infallibility of his leadership.
- Roman Catholic Church. immunity from fallacy or liability to error in expounding matters of faith or morals by virtue of the promise made by Christ to the Church: papal infallibility.
Origin of infallibility
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Examples from the Web for infallibility
Think about that for a second if after the preceding paragraph you remain convinced of the infallibility of our system.For Ricky Jackson, a Just Verdict—But 39 Years Too Late
November 26, 2014
"That's a reputation for infallibility worth having," he observed.Shavings
Joseph C. Lincoln
There can be no better account of the Infallibility of the Church.Apologia Pro Vita Sua
John Henry Cardinal Newman
They did not believe either in verbal inspiration or in Biblical infallibility.History of the Moravian Church
J. E. Hutton
You must relieve him of his infallibility if you want him to act like a sensible man.Short Studies on Great Subjects
James Anthony Froude
It could only be refuted by doubting the infallibility of the Scripture itself.Dulcibel
Word Origin and History for infallibility
1610s, from Medieval Latin infallibilitas, from infallibilis (see infallible).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper