peccable


peccable
I adjective bad, below par, blamable, blameworthy, censurable, culpable, defective, erring, exceptionable, fallen, fallible, faulty, flawed, guilty, illaudable, imperfect, inadequate, iniquitous, lacking, lax, less than perfect, liable to err, liable to sin, objectionable, recreant, reprehensible, reprobate, tainted, twisted, unchaste, uncommendable, unheroic, unprincipled, unrighteous, unsound, unstable, unvirtuous, virtueless, warped, wayward II index blameful, blameworthy, imperfect, profane, reprehensible, sinister

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  • peccable — [ pekabl ] adj. • 1050; lat. ecclés., de peccare ♦ Relig. Sujet à pécher. « Si Dieu a créé l homme peccable, il ne devait pas le punir » (Flaubert). ⇒PECCABLE, adj. THÉOL. Susceptible de pécher, enclin à pécher. Anton. impeccable. Nature peccable …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Peccable — Pec ca*ble, a. [Cf. F. peccable. See {Peccant}.] Liable to sin; subject to transgress the divine law. A frail and peccable mortal. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peccable — [pek′ə bəl] adj. [ML peccabilis < L peccare, to sin] liable to or capable of sin peccability n …   English World dictionary

  • peccable — (pè kka bl ) adj. Qui est capable de pécher. Tout homme est peccable. HISTORIQUE    XIIIe s. •   Lasse peccable, Fabliaux mss. p. 319, dans LACURNE. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. pécher …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • PECCABLE — adj. des deux genres (On prononce les deux C dans ce mot et dans les suivants.) Qui est capable de pécher. Tout homme est peccable …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • PECCABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui est capable de pécher. Il ne se dit qu’en termes de Théologie …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • peccable — peccability, n. /pek euh beuhl/, adj. liable to sin or error. [1595 1605; < ML peccabilis. See PECCAVI, BLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • peccable — adjective Liable to sin; subject to transgress the divine law. See Also: impeccable, peccant …   Wiktionary

  • peccable — [ pɛkəb(ə)l] adjective formal capable of sinning. Derivatives peccability noun Origin C17: from Fr., from med. L. peccabilis, from L. peccare to sin …   English new terms dictionary

  • peccable — a. Frail, weak, imperfect, erring, sinning, liable to sin …   New dictionary of synonyms


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