[ in-fal-uh-bil-i-tee ]
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  1. Sometimes in·fal·li·ble·ness . the quality of being infallible, or of being absolutely trustworthy: He believed in the infallibility of his leadership.

  2. Roman Catholic Church. immunity from fallacy or liability to error in expounding matters of faith or morals by virtue of the promise made by Christ to the Church: papal infallibility.

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Origin of infallibility


Other words from infallibility

  • non·in·fal·li·bil·i·ty, noun
  • non·in·fal·li·ble·ness, noun

Words Nearby infallibility Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use infallibility in a sentence

  • Her implicit belief in and obedience to him have increased his self-confidence into a dogmatic assertion of infallibility.

    At Last | Marion Harland
  • But to assume that human laws are above question, is to claim for their fallible authors infallibility.

  • Free trade has not demonstrated its infallibility in the single country where it has been tried.

    The Arena | Various