in errant


[in-er-uhnt, -ur-]
free from error; infallible.

1645–55; < Latin inerrant-, equivalent to in- in-3 + errant-, stem of errāns present participle of errāre to wander, err; see -ant

inerrancy, noun
inerrantly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

1652, in ref. to "fixed" stars (as opposed to "wandering" planets), from L. inerrantem (nom. inerrans) "not wandering," from in- "not" + errans, prp. of errare "to err" (see err).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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