Definitions

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  • adj. Incapable of error; infallible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Incapable of erring; infallible; unerring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Incapable of erring; exempt from error or mistake: infallible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not liable to error

Etymologies

Latin inerrabilis. See in- not, and err. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These fathers accepted the Bible without reservation or apology, as God's Book, inspired, inerrable, authoritative, the rock foundation of faith, and the supreme law of life.

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  • Ibsen has found in the doctrine of heredity a modern analog of the ancient Greek idea of fate; and altho he may not "see life steadily and see it whole," he has been enabled to invest his somber 'Ghosts' with not a little of the inerrable inevitability which we feel to be so appalling in the master work of Sophocles.

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  • Now that the company is selling a complete workers 'compensation solution, these services are more inerrable to our claims processing.

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  • Studying the millennial sects of Europe from the eleventh to the sixteenth century, Norman Cohn believed he found a persistent psychic complex that corresponds broadly with what I have been considering — a style made up of certain preoccupations and fantasies: “the megalomaniac view of oneself as the Elect, wholly good, abominably persecuted, yet assured of ultimate triumph; the attribution of gigantic and demonic powers to the adversary; the refusal to accept the ineluctable limitations and imperfections of human existence, such as transience, dissention, conflict, fallibility whether intellectual or moral; the obsession with inerrable prophecies … systematized misinterpretations, always gross and often grotesque.”

    paranoia in american politics

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