Share this entry

Share this page

indefectible

Line breaks: in|defect|ible
Pronunciation: /ˌɪndɪˈfɛktɪb(ə)l
 
/

Definition of indefectible in English:

adjective

formal
1Not liable to fail, end, or decay.
Example sentences
  • In short, the Church wasn't all that indefectible.
  • She is indefectible in it, and therefore not only has authority to enforce, but is of authority in declaring it.
  • The Catholic Church is indefectible and infallible.
2Having no defects; perfect.
Example sentences
  • In one case it is knowledge in a state of death, in the other it is knowledge in a state of indefectible blessedness and life.

Words that rhyme with indefectible

perfectible

Definition of indefectible in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something