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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infallible  \In*fal"li*ble\,  a.  [Pref.  in-  not  +  fallible:  cf  F. 
  infallible.] 
  1.  Not  fallible;  not  capable  of  erring;  entirely  exempt  from 
  liability  to  mistake;  unerring;  inerrable.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Not  liable  to  fail  deceive,  or  disappoint;  indubitable; 
  sure  certain;  as  infallible  evidence;  infallible 
  success;  an  infallible  remedy. 
 
  To  whom  also  he  showed  himself  alive,  after  his 
  passion,  by  many  infallible  proofs.  --Acts  i.  3. 
 
  3.  (R.  C.  Ch.)  Incapable  of  error  in  defining  doctrines 
  touching  faith  or  morals.  See  {Papal  infallibility},  under 
  {Infallibility}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infallible 
  adj  :  incapable  of  failure  or  error;  "an  infallible  antidote";  "an 
  infallible  memmory";  "the  Catholic  Church  considers  the 
  Pope  infallible";  "no  doctor  is  infallible"  [ant:  {fallible}] 




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