defectible

[ dih-fek-tuh-buhl ]
/ dɪˈfɛk tə bəl /

adjective

liable to defect, decay, or failure.

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Origin of defectible

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + -ible + -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM defectible

de·fect·i·bil·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences 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