incapacity

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in·ca·pac·i·ty

 (ĭn′kə-păs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. in·ca·pac·i·ties
1. Inadequate strength or ability; lack of capacity.
2. A defect or handicap; a disability.
3. Law Disqualification from taking part in a legal proceeding because of mental or physical disability or because of lack of legal power or authority.

incapacity

(ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. lack of power, strength, or capacity; inability
2. (Law) law
a. legal disqualification or ineligibility
b. a circumstance causing this

in•ca•pac•i•ty

(ˌɪn kəˈpæs ɪ ti)

n.
1. lack of ability, qualification, or strength; incapability.
2. lack of legal power to act.
[1605–15; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incapacity - lack of intellectual power
inability - lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something
mental ability, capacity - the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior
2.incapacity - lack of physical or natural qualifications
incapability, incapableness - the quality of not being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
capacity - capability to perform or produce; "among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism"; "limited runway capacity"; "a great capacity for growth"

incapacity

incapacity

noun
Translations

incapacity

[ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪtɪ] Nincapacidad f

incapacity

[ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪti] n (= inability) → incapacité fin-car [ˌɪnˈkɑːr] modif [system, CD player] → embarqué(e)

incapacity

n
Unfähigkeit f(for für); incapacity for workArbeitsunfähigkeit f
(Jur) → mangelnde Berechtigung (for zu); incapacity to inheritErbunfähigkeit f; incapacity of a minorGeschäftsunfähigkeit feines Minderjährigen

incapacity

[ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪtɪ] nincapacità (Law) → inabilitazione
References in classic literature ?
the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.