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Incapable of being educated.

in·ed′u·ca·bil′i·ty n.


incapable of being educated, esp on account of mental retardation
inˌeducaˈbility n


(ɪnˈɛdʒ ʊ kə bəl)

incapable of being educated, esp. because of some condition, as mental retardation or emotional disturbance.
in•ed`u•ca•bil′i•ty, n.


[ɪnˈedjʊkəbl] ADJineducable


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(173) Other important characteristics of idiocy included: heightened dependence on others, (174) ineducability, (175) a lack of normalcy (176) or maturity, (177) and sometimes idiocy's congenital origins (178) and accompanying physical abnormalities.
In Measuring minds, Goddard comes across as a kindly person with paternalistic if pessimistic instincts towards the feeble-minded, who bravely changed his mind about the fundamentally hereditarian nature of intelligence, the ineducability of the feeble-minded and the need for segregation, once scientific opinion turned against his theories.
Lydia's character invites the reader to imagine that the very quality of insouciance, of ineducability, so stron gly marked in her mother, might also be a kind of strength.
The ineducability of Sissy Jupe, on the other hand, seems to illustrate another observation of Ellis', that "there is a voice in woman's heart too strong for education--a principle which the march of intellect is unable to overthrow" (Dickens 46-48, 71-72, 166; Ellis 55).
It's easy, even fashionable, to blame these facts of national life upon the "ineducability" of those who purportedly come from "cultures" of despair.
Ineducability in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Moses attempts nothing that Plato would call education, and properly so, for Plato lets ineducability define the nature of the slave.