infallible infallible  /ɪn ˈfæ lə bəl/


  • (adj) incapable of failure or error


  1. Of course, he adds, the live interview process is hardly infallible.
  2. Liz is funny but flawed, successful but insecure, political but not infalliblea woman we see a lot in our offices but too little in our pop culture.
  3. Kadivar argues that because the concept was conceived by clerics rather than by Allah, it cannot be considered sacred or infallible.


  1. NASCAR power rankings: The top spots remain clear; the rest not so much

    It's an interesting quandary facing the power rankings this week, as Jimmie Johnson looks dominant while at the same time anything but infallible. As twice now in three weeks he has thrown away potential wins, and realistically should be on a three-race winning streak heading into Sonoma. But despite Johnson's mistakes it's still not enough for another driver to wrestle away the No. 1 ranking ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Feingold: Good ol' common sense

         Although facts are very important in the practice of medicine, there is a still an important role for the use of good old common sense. I am a firm believer in peer reviewed scientific studies but I realize they are not infallible. However, they still remain the best way to determine the cause or treatment of a specific disease.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News


  1. "Aung San Suu Kyi is an inspiration to her country and the rest of the world," wrote former Beatle Paul McCartney. "I truly admire her infallible resolve and her determination to stand up for what she believes in."
    on Jun 18, 2009 By: Paul McCartney Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "Whenever a cult leader sets himself up as God's infallible wing man here on Earth, lock away the kids," said Maher, comparing the Catholic Church to the polygamist cult authorities raided in Texas last week.
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Bill Maher Source: New York Daily News

  3. "This is going to be an amazing admission for a public official. ...... I actually listen to people," Chertoff said. "Speaking for myself, I don't believe that I'm infallible or that I have nothing to learn from anybody."
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Michael Chertoff Source: Washington Post

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