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defectible

[ dih-fek-tuh-buh l ]
/ dɪˈfɛk tə bəl /
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adjective

liable to defect, decay, or failure.

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Nearby words

defeatist, defeature, defecate, defecation, defect, defectible, defection, defective, defective bacteriophage, defective virus, defective year

Origin of defectible

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + -ible + -ible
Related formsde·fect·i·bil·i·ty, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for defectible

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

    A Christian Directory|Baxter Richard