Idioms about incapable
- not having the ability, qualification, or strength for (a specified act or function).
- not open to; not susceptible to or admitting: These materials are incapable of exact measurement.
- legally unqualified for.
synonym study for incapable
OTHER WORDS FROM incapablein·ca·pa·bil·i·ty, in·ca·pa·ble·ness, nounin·ca·pa·bly, adverb
How to use incapable in a sentence
The Republican Party, which has shown itself to be comprehensively incapable of governing responsibly, will now pose as the guardians of responsible governing.How Democrats should wage war on coming GOP obstructionism|Paul Waldman|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
A patient with this condition may, for example, be incapable of naming animals or plants, but unimpaired at naming human-made objects.
Because companies using it lack access to their users’ encryption key, the companies are incapable of giving law enforcement access to users’ communications.How to turn on Zoom’s new end-to-end encryption—and why you may not want to|dzanemorris|October 26, 2020|Fortune
While I was a capable, responsible child, there were many times, as most of my teachers could attest to, when I was incapable of controlling my impulses.Making the Most of Playing Hooky for the World Series|Eugene Robinson|October 25, 2020|Ozy
Beyond pointing unregistered voters to their websites, or trying to do outdoor registration drives in a pandemic, election officials are unprepared and incapable of finding and registering eligible Americans who are not participating in democracy.A Nonprofit With Ties to Democrats Is Sending Out Millions of Ballot Applications. Election Officials Wish It Would Stop.|by Joshua Eaton, Lauren Rosenthal and Thy Anh Vo|October 23, 2020|ProPublica
Mobs of people filled the streets, wildly denouncing the incapability of a Government which could lead them to such disaster.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Mr. King testily asked Ann Canham, when she was timidly confessing her incapability in the culinary art.Trevlyn Hold|Mrs. Henry Wood
"A distinct case of intoxication plus incapability," observed Granby.
The most painful thing of all was to hear him improvise on stringed instruments, owing to his incapability of tuning them.Life of Beethoven|Anton Schindler
His Pierrot of the Minute was himself, and his Cynara was the ever vanishing vision of his own insecurity and incapability.Adventures in the Arts|Marsden Hartley