Root Word of the Day: INFALLIBLE

infallible (adj) – incapable of error; without fault
BREAKDOWN: IN- (not) + FAL- (fail) + -IBLE (able to)
fallible means capable of failure or of making a mistake; likely to fail

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This word is built on the root FAL-, which means to fail or to deceive.
Common FAL- words include fault, fail, failure, false, and falsehood.
More esoteric FAL- words include fallibility.

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