Antonyms for inability
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : in-uh-bil-i-tee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪn əˈbɪl ɪ ti|
Definition of inabilityOrigin :
- mid-15c., inhabilite, "disqualification for office," from in- (1) + ability. Earlier was unability "incapability; incompetence" (late 14c.). General sense by c.1500.
- noun disabling lack of talent, skill
- There is one stream which I dread my inability to stem—it is the tide of Popular Opinion.
- Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
- The inability of the men only, will put a period to our daily marches.
- Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
- Her assertion was disregarded as to the inability to change.
- Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
- The weak spot in his argument was his inability to suggest a reasonable motive.
- Extract from : « The Monster Men » by Edgar Rice Burroughs
- Kirkwood groaned with despair of his inability to fathom the abyss of his self-contempt.
- Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
- Thereupon he politely apologised for his inability to answer them.
- Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
- "I think you must have taught her," I responded, and he enjoyed his inability to deny it.
- Extract from : « The Cavalier » by George Washington Cable
- His inability to distinguish the names of the stations annoyed him.
- Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
- Roland had expressed himself as greatly hurt by this inability.
- Extract from : « A Singer from the Sea » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
- Her sadness was no doubt due to her inability to calm her life.
- Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
Synonyms for inability
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