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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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.
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.
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Hearing the case, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar, who heads a three-member bench seized with the murder case, remarked that we have heard a lot that KP police have become very efficient in the province yet your incapability has made you dependent on others that is why a lot of time is being consumed to show real progress.
Speaking on the occasion, Member National Assembly and former KP Chief Minister, Ameer Haider Hoti criticized PTI saying that quagmire of problems faced by people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reflects the inefficiency and incapability of those who were on the helm of affairs in KP for the last four years.
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Summary: Lebanon's image abroad still shows signs of weakness and incapability due to inefficient institutions and mediocre macroeconomic conditions.