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fallible

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfalliblefal‧li‧ble /ˈfæləbəl/ adjective formal  WRONG/INCORRECTable to make mistakes or be wrong opp infallible Humans are fallible. These surveys are often a rather fallible guide to public opinion.fallibility /ˌfæləˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
fallibleSteyer's murder trial showed that the justice system is fallible.Any computer user soon discovers that sometimes hardware, and more often software, is extremely fallible.I am not urging that all observation statements should be discarded because they are fallible.Needless to say, all such anecdotes and surveys are fallible.The claims of the falsificationist are seriously undermined by the fact that observation statements are theory-dependent and fallible.For neural nets and genetic algorithms, it is not so much fallible as crude.There is the fallible narrator, escaping his past, indulging his dandified sensibilities, inevitably sucked into danger beyond his understanding.On practically every issue the Comintern found itself in the role of an infallible body which had adopted a manifestly fallible policy.
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