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  • n. The property of being impeccable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being impeccable; exemption from sin, error, or offense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being impeccable; exemption from liability to do wrong.

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

  • n. the quality of being without an error or fault
  • n. the quality of being exempt from sin or incapable of sinning


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  • I have never pretended to impeccability, which is an admission that I may very naturally offend.

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  • Through stalking, the fundamental contribution of those warriors to sorcery was the notion of impeccability '.

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  • For Paul, the question of "impeccability" wasn't even a question -- but for the rest of us, apparently, it is because we want to immediately dive into the "yeah but nobody's perfect but Christ" routine and thereby make this passage a lot of big ideas with no practical use.


  • Brancusi's well-known bronze human heads, for example, such as "The Muse" 1917, are awe-inspiring studies of impeccability.

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  • So these are the men the president trusts -- in the first case, because of the impeccability of his renown; in the second, because he falls in with Obama's own propensity to continue Cheney-Bush policies but do it slowly in a softer tone.

    David Bromwich: Obama's Drift Toward War With Iran

  • Nevertheless, having our untouchables -- those beliefs that are off limits to questions -- only provide a veneer of impeccability.

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  • Paquette commits the other errors of the overwrought Protestant polemicist, most especially confusing infallibility with impeccability, misunderstanding what the pope could define as dogma, and talking as if Catholics think the pope is God.

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  • Because we are often engaging with strong energies and potent practices, we are called to further integrity and impeccability in our lives, a far cry from the stereotypical blissful, abandoned relationship with the guru that is sometimes fantasized about and portrayed in the media.

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  • You can dismiss her approach to impeccability for any number of reasons.

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  • In the case of impeccability, some discarded the potential value of the pursuit by raising the perfection flag -- something with which I actually agree: Striving for perfection without being willing to accept "good enough" can lead to an "impossible dream."

    Russell Bishop: Why 'Good Enough' Never Is


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