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
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.
Readiness of speech is often inability to hold the tongue.
The inability to secure a reservation drives yuppies absolutely crazy.
The inability to work for that period of time is potentially career-ending.
Subsequent flight crew action resulted in inability to control the aircraft.
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