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1. fallibility

noun. ['ˌfælɪˈbɪlɪti'] the likelihood of making errors.

Synonyms

  • errancy
  • undependableness
  • unreliability
  • undependability

Antonyms

  • reliableness
  • reliability
  • inerrancy
  • dependability
  • dependableness

Etymology

  • -ity (English)
  • -ité (French)
  • fallible (English)
  • fallibilis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Fallibility

  • indestructibility
  • unpredictability
  • unprofitability
  • incompatibility
  • transferability
  • respectability
  • predictability
  • invulnerability
  • inflexibility
  • unreliability
  • unbreakability
  • unavailability
  • sustainability
  • profitability
  • marketability
  • maneuverability
  • invincibility
  • inevitability
  • enforceability
  • dependability
  • convertibility
  • collectibility
  • vulnerability
  • survivability
  • impossibility
  • desirability
  • comparability
  • believability
  • advisability
  • accessibility

Example sentences of the word fallibility


1. Noun, singular or mass
This means letting go of the hurt you have caused each other and accepting your fallibility as human beings.

Quotes containing the word fallibility


1. Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?
- Carl Sagan

2. Actors in any capacity, artists of any stripe, are inspired by their curiosity, by their desire to explore all quarters of life, in light and in dark, and reflect what they find in their work. Artists instinctively want to reflect humanity, their own and each other's, in all its intermittent virtue and vitality, frailty and fallibility.
- Tom Hiddleston

3. You could just as well say that an agnostic is a deeply religious person with at least a rudimentary knowledge of human fallibility.
- Carl Sagan

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