Examples of incapacity in a Sentence
I'm aware of my weaknesses and incapacities.
her entrenched incapacity for decision-making doesn't make her a very good boss
Recent Examples of incapacity from the Web
Congressmen from three parties Friday presented a motion to remove the center-right president on the grounds of moral incapacity.
Congress members from three parties signed a motion Friday to remove the center-right president on the grounds of moral incapacity.
The trials of the men who tried to kill the queen, most of whom pleaded insanity, also helped to strengthen the legal standards by which pleas of incapacity are prosecuted, writes Bruce Steele for the University Times.
What Douthat is acknowledging isn’t the kind of sudden onset mental incapacity or illness the drafters of the 25th Amendment feared.
Recently, some schools have adopted clearer standards for incapacitation, including the requirement that the accused should reasonably know about the incapacity in order for consent to be invalidated.
The legislation would codify existing Justice Department regulations that a special counsel can only be removed for misconduct, dereliction of duty, incapacity, conflict of interest or other good cause, such as a violation of departmental policies.
In the case of monarchical incapacity, deposition was seldom resorted to because a general belief in the divine right of kings got in the way.
The lawyers then argued that Mr. Roof’s rejection of his only route to survival was itself evidence of his incapacity.
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Origin and Etymology of incapacity
First Known Use: 1611See Words from the same year
Synonymsimpotence, inadequacy, incapability, inability, incompetence, incompetency, ineptitude, insufficiency, powerlessness
Antonymsability, adequacy, capability, capacity, competence, competency, potency
Related Wordsdisqualification, inaptitude; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, inefficiency
Near Antonymsaptitude, bent, endowment, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; effectiveness, effectualness, efficaciousness, efficiency; fitness, suitability, suitableness; potency, power, puissance, sinew, strength
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