incapable

  • 21incapable — /ɪnˈkeɪpəbəl / (say in kaypuhbuhl) adjective 1. not capable. 2. without ordinary capability or ability; incompetent: incapable workers. –noun 3. a thoroughly incompetent person. –phrase 4. incapable of, a. not having the capacity or power for (a… …

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  • 22incapable — adjective 1) the job should never have been assigned to an incapable crew Syn: incompetent, inept, inadequate, lacking ability, not good enough, leaving much to be desired, inexpert, unskillful, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, feeble,… …

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  • 23incapable — adj. 1 (often foll. by of) a not capable. b lacking the required quality or characteristic (favourable or adverse) (incapable of hurting anyone). 2 not capable of rational conduct or of managing one s own affairs (drunk and incapable).… …

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  • 24incapable —    British    very drunk    The legal offence drunk and incapable applies to a drunkard who has lost physical control:     She was so drunk, incapable isn t that the word they use...? (Theroux, 1976)    The law accused a rowdy or violent drunkard …

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  • 25incapable — adjective 1 (not before noun) unable to do something or to feel a particular emotion (+ of): incapable of understanding even the simplest instructions | incapable of pity 2 weak and unable to care for yourself incapably adverb incapability noun… …

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  • 26incapable — adj., bon à rien, inutile : inkapâbl(y)o (Saxel | Albanais 001) / pâ kapâblyo (001), A, E ; bon n à ryin (Arvillard 228). A1) incapable, dans l impossibilité, (de + inf.) : sin pochai <sans pouvoir> (228), sê povai (001). A2) incapable,… …

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  • 27incapable — a, incapable, o adj. et n. incapable; inapte; impuissante …

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  • 28incapable — See incapable, unable …

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  • 29incapable — Synonyms and related words: amputee, cripple, defective, deformity, disqualified, dull tool, greenhorn, handicapped person, idiot, ill equipped, ill fitted, ill furnished, ill provided, ill qualified, imbecile, impervious to, inadequate,… …

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  • 30incapable of — unable to do. → incapable …

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  • 31incapable — adjective 1》 (incapable of) unable to do.     ↘not allowing the possibility of (an action). 2》 unable to behave rationally or manage one s affairs. Derivatives incapability noun incapably adverb …

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  • 32incapable — adj 1. unable, incompetent, inefficient, ineffective, inefficacious; unproficient, inadequate, insufficient; unfit, unqualified, unfitted, unsuitable; inept, unapt, unskilled, unequal to, not up to, not up to par, not making the grade, Inf. not… …

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  • 33incapable — [ɪnˈkeɪpəb(ə)l] adj incapable of sth unable to do something …

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  • 34incapable — Unfit for work, or for the performance of a particular task, for want of physical strength, education, or mentality. Having physical or mental disability. Ineligible; disqualified. A statute which provided for certain action to be had upon the… …

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  • 35incapable — adjective Etymology: Middle French, from in + capable capable Date: 1594 1. lacking capacity, ability, or qualification for the purpose or end in view: as a. archaic not able to take in, hold, or keep b. archaic not receptive c. not being in a… …

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  • 36Incapable — Capacité Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 37incapable — adjective Not being capable (of doing something); unable. Ant: capable …

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  • 38Incapable —    Droit civil: se dit d une personne frappé d incapacité …

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  • 39incapable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. powerless, unable, incompetent; unqualified, unfitted, untrained. See impotence. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unsuited, inept, ineffective, inadequate; see incompetent . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 40incapable of — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unable] Syn. unequipped, unqualified, powerless; see incompetent , unable . 2. [Not admitting] Syn. not allowing, not open to, insusceptible, not disposed to, not liable to, resistant …

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