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Synonyms for inability
ˌɪn əˈbɪl ɪ tiin·abil·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inabilitynoun

    lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something


    ability, power

  2. inability, unfitnessnoun

    lacking the power to perform

    softness, unfitness

    ability, power

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  1. want of capacity

    lack of development

    for want of capacity, businesses do not sufficiently exploit the transnational dimension of marketing.

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inabilitynoun

    incapacity, incapability, impotence, incompetence, incompetency, inefficiency, want of power, want of capacity

  2. inabilitynoun

    disability, disqualification

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  1. inabilitynoun

    incompetence, impotence, incapability, incompetency, inefficiency, disability

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  1. Pope Francis:

    It is a continuing tragedy in our world that so many communities are at war with themselves, the inability to reconcile differences and disagreements, whether old or new, has given rise to ethnic and religious tensions, frequently accompanied by outbreaks of violence.

  2. A. R. Orage:

    The observation of others is coloured by our inability to observe ourselves impartially. We can never be impartial about anything until we can be impartial about our own organism.

  3. Steve Maraboli:

    Never confuse someone else's inability to do something with its inability to be done.

  4. Sydney Harris:

    As long as there are human beings, there will be the idea of brotherhood -- and an almost total inability to practice it.

  5. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    It's absurd that we're even having this conversation about Congress's inability to fund Homeland Security in these challenging times.

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