lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something
lacking the power to perform
lack of the ability to do something; incapability
the quality or state of being unable; lack of ability; want of sufficient power, strength, resources, or capacity
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-a-bil′i-ti, n. want of sufficient power: incapacity.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'inability' in Nouns Frequency: #2836
The numerical value of inability in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of inability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never confuse someone else's inability to do something with its inability to be done.
As long as there are human beings, there will be the idea of brotherhood -- and an almost total inability to practice it.
It's absurd that we're even having this conversation about Congress's inability to fund Homeland Security in these challenging times.
The danger for a small business is the inability to think and act big – The danger for a big business is the inability to think and act small…
We're seeing a fracture in their morale, we're seeing their inability to pay, we're seeing the inability to fight, we're watching them try to leave Daesh in every single way.
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