Definition: liable to err
Definition: liable to err
Sentences Containing 'fallible'
As for the things of the world, their true nature is in a manner so involved with obscurity, that unto many philosophers, and those no mean ones, they seemed altogether incomprehensible, and the Stoics themselves, though they judge them not altogether incomprehensible, yet scarce and not without much difficulty, comprehensible, so that all assent of ours is fallible, for who is he that is infallible in his conclusions?
She can no longer plead the infallible and irresistible instinct of nature: for that led us to a quite different system, which is acknowledged fallible and even erroneous.
Steiner regarded the observations of spiritual research as more dependable (and above all, consistent) than observations of physical reality yet considered spiritual research as fallible and, perhaps surprisingly, held the view that anyone capable of thinking logically was in a position to correct errors by spiritual researchers.
According to A.K. Warder, the Sarvāstivādins held the same position as the Mahāsāṃghika branch regarding arhats, considering them to be imperfect and fallible.
Münsterberg believes this is because of the fact that memory, when all things are equal is easily fallible.
However, "Volta" also received some mixed reviews with Pitchfork Media stating that 'Volta is mostly proof that Björk is as fallible as the messy, unpredictable humanity she celebrates, and that even her definition of 'pop' is avant-garde.'
More Vocab Wordsescapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
humility - humbleness of spirit
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
bellicose - warlike
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that