errancy

[er-uh n-see, ur-]

noun, plural er·ran·cies.

the state or an instance of erring.
tendency to err.

Origin of errancy

First recorded in 1615–25, errancy is from the Latin word errantia a wandering. See errant, -cy
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Related Words for errancy

frailty, unreliability, misjudgment

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British Dictionary definitions for errancy

errancy

noun plural -cies

the state or an instance of erring or a tendency to err
Christianity the holding of views at variance with accepted doctrine
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