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Origin of fallible
OTHER WORDS FROM falliblefal·li·bil·i·ty, fal·li·ble·ness, nounfal·li·bly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for fallible
A wine consumption map of the U.S. is as fallible as that wine map of Europe.
In fairness, like glossies anywhere, French tabloids are fallible, prone to playing up alleged trysts that fall flat.French President François Hollande Slams Affair Allegations|Tracy McNicoll|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They reveal an altogether vulnerable, fallible person with ambition, passion, and doubt.
The masters of war, it turns out, are as fallible as the rest of us.
Nobody told the media to make a fallible person with a dubious electoral winning streak the “genius” behind the GOP.Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again|Matt Latimer|November 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We allow in others the right of private judgment, and confess that we, as others, are fallible men.Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3)|John Henry Newman
You glory in liberty of conscience, and are the bound slaves of a fallible Church, as if she were infallible.Two Addresses|Nicholas Rigby
Fallible men make mistakes and commit injustice, sometimes greater than that which they are seeking to prevent.The Principles of Economics|Frank A. Fetter
Then am I to infer,” said his Questioner, “that you are not fallible?Fantastic Fables|Ambrose Bierce
He is so intent on announcing his discovery that mankind is fallible, unhappy, helpless, undesirable.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer