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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fallible  \Fal"li*ble\,  a.  [LL.  fallibilis  fr  L.  fallere  to 
  deceive:  cf  F.  faillible.  See  {Fail}.] 
  Liable  to  fail  mistake,  or  err;  liable  to  deceive  or  to  be 
  deceived;  as  all  men  are  fallible;  our  opinions  and  hopes 
  are  fallible. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fallible 
  adj  1:  likely  to  fail  or  be  inaccurate;  "everyone  is  fallible  to 
  some  degree"  [ant:  {infallible}] 
  2:  having  the  attributes  of  man  as  opposed  to  e.g.  divine 
  beings;  "I'm  only  human";  "frail  humanity"  [syn:  {frail}, 
  {imperfect},  {weak}] 




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