incapability


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in·ca·pa·ble

 (ĭn-kā′pə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Lacking the necessary ability, capacity, or power: incapable of carrying a tune; incapable of love.
b. Unable to perform adequately; incompetent: an incapable administrator.
2. Not susceptible to action or treatment: a unique feat, incapable of duplication.
3. Law
a. Not meeting the physical and mental requirements imposed by law for the performance of a particular task.
b. Not meeting the requirements necessary for proper legal functioning: a contract provision incapable of being enforced.

in·ca′pa·bil′i·ty, in·ca′pa·ble·ness n.
in·ca′pa·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incapability - lack of potential for development
inaptitude - a lack of aptitude
capableness, potentiality, capability - an aptitude that may be developed
2.incapability - the quality of not being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
inability, unfitness - lacking the power to perform
incapacity - lack of physical or natural qualifications
capability, capableness - the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability"

incapability

noun
1. Lack of ability or capacity:
2. The condition or state of being incapable of accomplishing or effecting anything:
Translations
عَدَم مَقدِرَه ، عَجْز
neschopnost
uduelighed
óhæfni, vangeta

incapability

[ɪnˌkeɪpəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nincapacidad f

incapability

[ɪnˌkeɪpəˈbɪlɪti] nincapacité f

incapability

nUnfähigkeit f, → Unvermögen nt(of doing sth etw zu tun)

incapability

[ɪnˌkeɪpəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nincapacità

incapable

(inˈkeipəbl) adjective
(with of) not able (to do something). incapable of learning anything.
inˌcapaˈbility noun
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But, at last, I think she begins to know me: I don't perceive the silly smiles and grimaces that provoked me at first; and the senseless incapability of discerning that I was in earnest when I gave her my opinion of her infatuation and herself.
Having satisfied herself on this point, she had no resource but to leave the rest to the natural incapability of retaining impressions -- unless those impressions were perpetually renewed -- which was one of the characteristic infirmities of her companion's weak mind.
Just as he was, his mind perfectly clear, but the same incapability of moving or speaking.
In approaching Henry, she showed a strange incapability of calculating her distances--she struck against the table near which he happened to be sitting.
In his impatience to consult the one authority competent to decide the question of Arnold's position toward Anne, he had sided with Sir Patrick, as a means of ridding himself of the unwelcome presence of his friends--and he had defeated his own purpose, thanks to his own brutish incapability of bridling himself in the pursuit of it.
Thousands of the young gentlemen, devoted to the favorite pursuits of the present time, will get through existence with no worse consequences to themselves than a coarse tone of mind and manners, and a lamentable incapability of feeling any of those higher and gentler influences which sweeten and purify the lives of more cultivated men.
This is mainly due to the former's incapability to run on some mobile devices and latter's adaptability for multi-device learning.
The capital suffers from political chaos, the prime minister's incapability, the interference of clerics and an increase in Iranian influence over decision-making.
The case in Kumanovo and the other corruption cases, speak of the political incapability to tackle them", stressed Demiri.
In Bangladesh's 1972 Constitution, Article 96 allowed parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for proven offenses or incapability by the vote of a two-thirds majority.
There is no better illustration of the incapability of the Macedonian half-country to tackle not only the refugee crisis, the political instability, the economic condition, the corruption, the international relations etc.
The Lebanese citizens are suffering the pains of the waste, electricity, and water crises, not to mention the incapability of ensuring the necessary financial sources for a decent living," he added.