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inability

[ in-uh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌɪn əˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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noun
lack of ability; lack of power, capacity, or means: his inability to make decisions.
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Origin of inability

1400–50; late Middle English inabilite<Medieval Latin inhabilitās.See in-3, ability

synonym study for inability

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British Dictionary definitions for inability

inability
/ (ˌɪnəˈbɪlɪtɪ) /

noun
lack of ability or means; incapacity
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