from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Deficiency; imperfection.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Deficiency; imperfection.
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Again, this foolishness is not, I presume, an official position of the SSPX, but is a logical consequence, it seems, of imbibing certain notions of her defectibility, which notions can be seen in germinal form, for example, in H.E Williamson's recent claim that Authority and Truth are now divided in the Catholic Church.
To say otherwise has us flirting with the heresy of defectibility.
Minor, against prayers for the dead, veneration of relics, candles in the day-time, the merit of celibacy, the need of fasting, the observance of days, difference in future rewards, the defectibility of the regenerate, and the divine origin of episcopacy.