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impeccable

[im-pek-uh-buh l] /ɪmˈpɛk ə bəl/
adjective
1.
faultless; flawless; irreproachable:
impeccable manners.
2.
not liable to sin; incapable of sin.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin impeccābilis faultless, sinless. See im-2, peccable
Related forms
impeccability, noun
impeccably, adverb
Synonyms
1. unassailable, unexceptionable.
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British Dictionary definitions for impeccability

impeccable

/ɪmˈpɛkəbəl/
adjective
1.
without flaw or error; faultless an impeccable record
2.
(rare) incapable of sinning
Derived Forms
impeccability, noun
impeccably, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin impeccābilis sinless, from Latin im- (not) + peccāre to sin
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Word Origin and History for impeccability
impeccable
1531, "not capable of sin," from M.Fr. impeccable (15c.), from L. impeccabilis "not liable to sin," from in- "not" + pecare "to sin," of unknown origin.
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