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peccable

[pek-uh-buh l] /ˈpɛk ə bəl/
adjective
1.
liable to sin or error.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Medieval Latin peccābilis. See peccavi, -ble
Related forms
peccability, noun
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peccable

/ˈpɛkəbəl/
adjective
1.
liable to sin; susceptible to temptation
Derived Forms
peccability, noun
Word Origin
C17: via French from Medieval Latin peccābilis, from Latin peccāre to sin
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