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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having no flaws; perfect. See Synonyms at perfect.
  • adj. Incapable of sin or wrongdoing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Perfect, without faults, flaws or errors
  • adj. Incapable of wrongdoing or sin; immaculate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not liable to sin; exempt from the possibility of doing wrong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not liable to err; not subject to sin; exempt from the possibility of doing wrong.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. without fault or error
  • adj. not capable of sin

Etymologies

Latin impeccābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + peccāre, to sin; see ped- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin impeccabilis ("not liable to sin"), from im- ("not") + peccare ("to err, to sin"). (Wiktionary)

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