Nonability
Nonability Non`a*bil"i*ty, n. 1. Want of ability. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) An exception taken against a plaintiff in a cause, when he is unable legally to commence a suit. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nonability — non·abil·i·ty /ˌnän ə bi lə tē/ n pl ties: lack of legal capacity; also: a plea or exception raising lack of legal capacity Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • nonability — noun a) Want of ability. b) An exception taken against a plaintiff in a cause, when he is unable legally to commence a suit …   Wiktionary

  • nonability — n. inability, lack of ability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonability — non·ability …   English syllables

  • nonability — The want of ability or capacity; legal incapacity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nonability — | ̷ ̷ at non + noun 1. : lack of ability or capacity; specifically : lack of legal capacity (as in bringing suit) 2. : a plea or exception raising a lack of legal capacity …   Useful english dictionary

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