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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

    Synonyms:
    unfitness

    Antonyms:
    ability, power

  2. inability, unfitness(noun)

    lacking the power to perform

    Synonyms:
    softness, unfitness

    Antonyms:
    ability, power

Editors Contribution

  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 Synonymes

  1. inability(n.)

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

  2. inability(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disability, disqualification

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inability(n)

    Synonyms:
    incompetence, impotence, incapability, incompetency, inefficiency, disability

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How to say inability in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2278failure
#3459disability
#8380deficit
#10957weakness
#11794inability
#19210impotence
#20444stupidity
#29658incompetence
#31904incapacity
#35273softness
#35967impossibility
#38445inefficiency
#43809inadequacy
#49680helplessness
#71523disablement
#73354powerlessness
#76733awkwardness
#79193ineptitude
#114419incapacitation
#131851unfitness
#169885unsuitability
#173706imbecility
#181826feebleness
#238553incapability
#269750dulness

How to use inability in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person's value does not decrease by others inability to see his worth; but if the people continue this practice, then the volume of his morale does go down definitely with the passage of the time.

  2. Ducks International:

    Plaintiff (Harris) has been rendered nervous by the incident, (He) has suffered anxiety of body and mind and has suffered emotional upset and loss of enjoyment of life, has suffered on going inability to sleep, horrific nightmares, distress, trauma, and post traumatic stress.

  3. Heidi Beirich:

    They’re often a small group of people ... and they tend to fade away due to their inability to organize. they don’t provide their membership lists. They’re not going to tell us or, if they give us numbers, they exaggerate.

  4. Eli Khamarov:

    ... the inability to view the validations of unpopular views, because the focus of their casuistry has been reduced to mindless invalidation.

  5. Nusrat Choudhury:

    People are being jailed because they're poor, there's no chance for them to explain that their inability to pay is because of poverty.


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