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Origin of uncapable

First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + capable
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Examples from the Web for uncapable

Historical Examples of uncapable

  • That she had a membrana on her, which made her uncapable of man, though for her delight she tried many.


    Mark Twain

  • While the terms of the question remain ambiguous, it is uncapable of an answer.

    A Christian Directory

    Baxter Richard

  • May the aged marry, that are frigid, impotent, and uncapable of procreation?

  • No; for he then knoweth himself to be one that is uncapable of it in his present state.

  • There are few things, that are uncapable of being represented by Fiction.


    Thomas Hobbes