Perfectibility vs Perfectible - What's the difference?

perfectibility | perfectible | Derived terms |

Perfectibility is a derived term of perfectible.


As a noun perfectibility

is the possibility of achieving perfection.

As an adjective perfectible is

able to be perfected; capable of perfection.

perfectibility

English

Noun

(perfectibilities)
  • The possibility of achieving perfection.
  • In a project involving many people, maintainability is a more useful asset than perfectibility .

    perfectible

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to be perfected; capable of perfection
  • * {{quote-news, 1988, May 6, Robert McClory, The Divine Right, Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage="Liberals tend to think man is infinitely perfectible ; conservatives see him as infinitely flawed. }}

    Derived terms

    * perfectibility * perfectibly ----