What is another word for infallibility?

Pronunciation: [ɪnfˌalɪbˈɪlɪti] (IPA)

Infallibility is a term used to describe the quality of being incapable of making a mistake or being mistaken. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe the same thing. For instance, the word "inerrancy" can be used to describe infallibility. Other synonyms include "certainty," "unerringness," "accuracy," "precision," "exactitude," "validity," "authenticity," and "reliability." Each of these words conveys the same idea as infallibility, with different nuances. For example, "accuracy" suggests that something is correct without specifically implying that it cannot be wrong, while "validity" suggests that something is true and reasonable. Regardless of the word used, all of these terms suggest a high degree of trust in something or someone's ability to make the right decisions or judgments.

What are the hypernyms for Infallibility?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Infallibility?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for infallibility?

Infallibility is a term used to describe the state of being incapable of making mistakes or being wrong. Its antonyms represent exactly what it refers to. Words like fallibility, fallibleness, errability, or fallaciousness, denote the quality of being prone to make errors or being mistaken. These terms originate from the Latin word fallere, meaning "to deceive" and have a negative connotation attached to them. Other antonyms for infallibility include vulnerability, susceptibility, proneness, and frailty. These words all connote a sense of fragility or weakness, and embody the opposite of infallibility's strength and certainty.

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Usage examples for Infallibility

There is no guarantee for infallibility-no test of justice-to be found here.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
I have never given you any assurance of my infallibility.
"Letters of Madam Guyon"
P. L. Upham
He seems to me not infrequently to place himself on the judgment-seat with a touch of his old confidence, and to sentence poor authors with sufficient airs of infallibility.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century"
Leslie Stephen

Famous quotes with Infallibility

  • The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error.
    Hannah Arendt
  • One of the things I've had the advantage of, growing up and being close to the top management of this company and other companies for most of my life, is seeing how CEOs start to believe in their own infallibility. And that really scares me.
    Bill Ford
  • As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.
    Boris Pasternak
  • 'Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death.
    Marquis de Sade
  • Psychologists have set about describing the true nature of women with a certainty and a sense of their own infallibility rarely found in the secular world.
    Naomi Weisstein

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