Definition of fallible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfæləbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæləbl//
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able to make mistakes or be wrong Memory is selective and fallible. All human beings are fallible. opposite infallible Word Origin late Middle English: from medieval Latin fallibilis, from Latin fallere ‘deceive’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fallible