What does inability mean?

Definitions for inability
ˌɪn əˈbɪl ɪ tiin·abil·i·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inability.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inability(noun)

    lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something

  2. inability, unfitness(noun)

    lacking the power to perform

Wiktionary

  1. inability(Noun)

    lack of the ability to do something; incapability

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inability(noun)

    the quality or state of being unable; lack of ability; want of sufficient power, strength, resources, or capacity

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inability

    in-a-bil′i-ti, n. want of sufficient power: incapacity.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inability' in Nouns Frequency: #2836

How to pronounce inability?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say inability in sign language?

  1. inability

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inability in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of inability in a Sentence

  1. Michael James:

    We've been in capital preservation mode since the year began and as the market has shown an inability to rally with any conviction, that's only increased the level of nervousness.

  2. H. P. Lovecraft:

    The most merciful thing in the world . . . is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

  3. Jody Farley-Berens:

    Making ends meet is insurmountable, there are so many doctors' appointments, copays, surgeries, prescriptions. And then the inability to work -- any savings that there may have been is gone very quickly.

  4. Chase Leblanc:

    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…

  5. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    I am convinced that in any sports movement, any confrontations or inability or lack of desire to hear one another really threatens the unity of the world sports movement.

Images & Illustrations of inability

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