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[dih-fek-tuh-buh l]
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  1. liable to defect, decay, or failure.
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Origin of defectible

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + -ible + -ible
Related formsde·fect·i·bil·i·ty, noun
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Historical Examples

  • No man can subscribe to any one translation of the Bible, that it is not faulty, being the work of defectible man.

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    Baxter Richard