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Capable of sinning.‘we hold all mankind to be peccable’
evil, sinful, immoral, wrong, morally wrong, wrongful, bad, iniquitous, corrupt, black-hearted, ungodly, unholy, irreligious, unrighteous, sacrilegious, profane, blasphemous, impious, base, mean, vileView synonyms
- ‘How can a devotee of Chaucer feel otherwise when the liturgy recalls what the church historically is-a parade of human beings fallible and peccable?’
Early 17th century: from French, from medieval Latin peccabilis, from Latin peccare to sin.
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