Incapacious
Incapacious In`ca*pa"cious, a. [Pref. in- not + capacious: cf. L. incapax incapable.] Not capacious; narrow; small; weak or foolish; as, an incapacious soul. --Bp. Burnet. -- {In`ca*pa"cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • incapacious — [in΄kə pā′shəs] adj. 〚< LL incapax, incapable + IOUS〛 1. Rare not capacious or able to hold much 2. Archaic mentally deficient * * * …   Universalium

  • incapacious — index narrow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incapacious — [in΄kə pā′shəs] adj. [< LL incapax, incapable + IOUS] 1. Rare not capacious or able to hold much 2. Archaic mentally deficient …   English World dictionary

  • incapacious — adj. not capacious, not spacious; small; narrow; weak, foolish (e.g.: incapacious soul) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incapacious — a. Narrow, scant, of small capacity, not ample, not capacious …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • incapacious — in·capacious …   English syllables

  • incapacious — |in+ adjective Etymology: Late Latin incapac , incapax (from Latin in in (I) + capac , capax capacious) + English ious more at capacious 1. obsolete : having little or insufficien …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incapaciousness — Incapacious In ca*pa cious, a. [Pref. in not + capacious: cf. L. incapax incapable.] Not capacious; narrow; small; weak or foolish; as, an incapacious soul. Bp. Burnet. {In ca*pa cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • narrow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. limited, restricted (see narrowness). II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Lacking breadth] Syn. close, cramped, tight, confined, shrunken, compressed, slender, thin, fine, linear, threadlike, tapering,… …   English dictionary for students

  • narrow — I adjective attenuated, bigoted, circumscribed, compressed, confined, contracted, contractus, cramped, defined, dogmatic, exact, fanatical, fine, illiberal, incapacious, intolerant, limited, literal, narrow minded, opinionated, parochial, pinched …   Law dictionary

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