Definition of defectible in English:

defectible

adjective

  • Liable to fail or fall short; fallible.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Sheldon (d. ?1642). From post-classical Latin defectibilis liable to fail from classical Latin dēfect-, past participial stem of dēficere + -ibilis.

Pronunciation

defectible

/dɪˈfɛktəbl/