Examples of incapable in a Sentence
hired a supremely incapable assistant who only made a mess of things
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Often called mosquito hawks, these clumsy flyers are incapable of biting, stinging or much of anything except mating.
The country's radar and tracking systems remain largely incapable of reliably targeting advanced fighters, however.
There are many people who are incapable of empathy for a living being alone, scared, starved, without his mother, and terrified.
In so many of his public statements Trump wanders, free-associates, digresses, and seems either incapable or uninterested in piecing together complete sentences.
Aside from being accomplished and prolific, both are refreshingly blunt, can wither enemies with a single line reading, and are chemically incapable of suffering fools.
With their home-run pace slowed greatly, the Brewers have been incapable of generating rallies.
Despite having control of both chambers of Congress, the executive branch has proven itself to be incapable of executing.
Such a good read that even Tyrion, Master of Insults, was incapable of a comeback.
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Origin and Etymology of incapable
First Known Use: 1594See Words from the same year
Synonymsinapt, incompetent, inept, inexpert, unable, unfit, unfitted, unqualified, unskilled, unskillful
Antonymsable, capable, competent, expert, fit, qualified, skilled, skillful, ultracompetent
Related Wordsineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; amateurish, callow, dilettantish, green, inexperienced, raw, unprofessional; unequipped, unprepared, untrained; useless, worthless; disqualified, ineligible; wanting
Near Antonymsprepared, ready, trained; overqualified; accomplished, ace, adept, consummate, crack, experienced, practiced (also practised), seasoned, veteran, virtuoso; all-around (also all-round), protean, versatile
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