Will our incapacity to govern efficiently and effectively further weaken our image as a global leader?
Part of this absence of empathy is an incapacity for self-examination.
Nor is this incapacity confined to those versed in book knowledge.
This lack of perception, this incapacity for enjoyment of the beautiful, is vulgarity.
The incapacity of the mother is no greater than the ignorance of the father in the mass of such unions.
But as for incapacity, I do not feel that; and I shall not say what I do not feel.
His habit of destroying his own works, however, had nothing to do with any sense of failure or incapacity.
His appointments to office were marked by favoritism and incapacity.
I have tried about one dozen bookkeepers and had to give them all up, either for dishonesty or incapacity.
But his incapacity to understand it is mixed with a certain awe.
1610s, from French incapacité (16c.), from Medieval Latin incapacitatem (nominative incapacitas), from Late Latin incapax (genitive incapacis) "incapable," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Latin capax "capable," literally "able to hold much," from capere "to take" (see capable). Often used 17c. as a legal term referring to inability to take, receive, or deal with in some way.