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Synonyms for inability
ˌɪn əˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inability(noun)

    lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something


    ability, power

  2. inability, unfitness(noun)

    lacking the power to perform

    softness, unfitness

    ability, power

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inability(n.)

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

  2. inability(n.)

    disability, disqualification

How to use inability in a sentence?

  1. Sigmund Freud:

    Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.

  2. Jean Baptiste Rousseau:

    Readiness of speech is often inability to hold the tongue.

  3. Waiter Rant, Waiter Rant weblog, 09-07-05:

    The inability to secure a reservation drives yuppies absolutely crazy.

  4. Lynden Melmed:

    The inability to work for that period of time is potentially career-ending.

  5. The NTSC:

    Subsequent flight crew action resulted in inability to control the aircraft.

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