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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
For now we remain newbies, novices, taking to space in our little pods without our gravity, and bringing our frail and fallible bodies with us.Space Can Take a Nasty Toll On An Astronaut's Heart, Study Finds|Jeffrey Kluger|April 2, 2021|Time
Many cases also hinge on imperfect technology and fallible digital evidence that could undermine prosecutors’ claims.How America’s surveillance networks helped the FBI catch the Capitol mob|Drew Harwell, Craig Timberg|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
The ruling reflects the principle that news organizations, staffed by fallible human beings, will sometimes get things wrong and must be allowed to do their jobs with some protections from punishment.The problem with cheering for the Dominion lawsuit against Fox News|Margaret Sullivan|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
A wine consumption map of the U.S. is as fallible as that wine map of Europe.
And anyway, if Brecht did not want us to feel for Mother Courage, why did he make her so richly shaded and humanly fallible?
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.
I shall therefore, in my effort to prove the Bible fallible, quote almost wholly from Christian critics.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
With individual operations controlled by fallible men enormous waste is inevitable.The Inhumanity of Socialism|Edward F. Adams
But to assume that human laws are above question, is to claim for their fallible authors infallibility.The Duty of Disobedience to the Fugitive Slave Act|Lydia Maria Child
The first assumption puts our Savior on the basis of a fallible human teacher, and nothing more.
Most of the figures are therefore carried over from winter to winter in the memories of fallible men.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony|Washington Matthews