peccable

adjective
pec·​ca·​ble | \ ˈpekəbəl \

Definition of peccable

: liable or prone to sin : susceptible to temptation a frail and peccable mortal— Sir Walter Scott

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History and Etymology for peccable

Middle French, from Latin peccare to sin + Middle French -able

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“Peccable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peccable. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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