impeccable

[im-pek-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
faultless; flawless; irreproachable: impeccable manners.
2.
not liable to sin; incapable of sin.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin impeccābilis faultless, sinless. See im-2, peccable

impeccability, noun
impeccably, adverb


1. unassailable, unexceptionable.
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impeccable (ɪmˈpɛkəbəl)
 
adj
1.  without flaw or error; faultless: an impeccable record
2.  rare incapable of sinning
 
[C16: from Late Latin impeccābilis sinless, from Latin im- (not) + peccāre to sin]
 
impecca'bility
 
n
 
im'peccably
 
adv

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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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Example sentences
Her impeccable attention to detail, whether in dialogue or description,
  grounded her work.
Holiday leans on the beat, then catches up, demonstrating her impeccable sense
  of rhythm.
The timing of the shot is impeccable, and the aspect reveals key features of
  the beetle's flight morphology.
It maintains the golden glow of its famous string sound and its tradition of
  impeccable woodwind playing.
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