incapacity

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪti/

Etymology[edit]

in- ‎(negative) +‎ capacity

Noun[edit]

incapacity ‎(plural incapacities)

  1. The lack of a capacity; an inability
    • 1605: Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning
      So that it is not the insufficiency or incapacity of man's mind, but it is the remote standing or placing thereof that breedeth these mazes and incomprehensions;

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