Definition of incapability in US English:



  • See incapable

    • ‘In so far as incapability through incompetence is concerned, the general rule is that the employee's incapacity as it existed at the time of dismissal must be of such a nature and quality as to justify dismissal.’
    • ‘Like this, singing alto part was begun because of my incapability to adjust myself to a higher tone.’
    • ‘I'm glad my incapability gave everyone a laugh.’
    • ‘This is a relatively recent phenomenon and was largely due to the incapability of authoritarian regimes to transform themselves through political and economic reform.’
    • ‘His administration failed to anticipate the big floods earlier this year, and its handling of this natural disaster proved its incapability.’