Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the ability to resist decay or failure; lasting.
  • adjective Having no flaw or defect; perfect.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not defectible; not liable to defect, failure, or decay; unfailing; not defeasible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not defectible; unfailing; not liable to defect, failure, or decay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not defectible.

Etymologies

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in- +‎ defectible

Examples

  • I deny, here and now, every argument of human ingenuity that has been advanced, or ever will be advanced, against the Dogma of Faith that Christ has constituted the Catholic Church indefectible, by His Own Virtue.

    Modern world: a desert of God

  • The Church is indefectible: she has never stopped and will never stop and can never stop teaching what has been taught from the beginning which was circa A.D. 33, not 1962.

    Clarification

  • Do you mean that because the Church is indefectible, nothing that the Pope says can be wrong, or at least seriously wrong?

    Clarification

  • In other words, both Luther, and those partisans of the SSPX who have defended the heretical proposition that Authority and Truth have separated at some historical point in the history of the Catholic Church, have alike shown themselves to have denied the supernatural Dogma of our Faith that the Catholic Church is indefectible.

    Modern world: a desert of God

  • And 1 you also know, but you won't admit it, because you think that to admit it would be to admit that the Church is not indefectible.

    Clarification

  • Do you mean that because the Church is indefectible, nothing that the Pope says can be wrong, or at least seriously wrong?

    Clarification

  • The position to which I am wedded is that the Catholic Church is indefectible, and that therefore truth and authority in her can never been separated.

    Clarification

  • And 1 you also know, but you won't admit it, because you think that to admit it would be to admit that the Church is not indefectible.

    Clarification

  • I do agree with you in that "the Dogma of Faith that Christ has constituted the Catholic Church indefectible, by His Own Virtue".

    Modern world: a desert of God

  • But at least, there is always someone who still have an indefectible faith and hope...

    Sunday, July 20, 2008

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