unable

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adjective un·able \ˌən-ˈā-bəl\

Examples of unable in a sentence

  1. I was unable to afford the trip.

  2. He was unable to play tennis after the injury.

14th Century

First Known Use of unable

14th century


UNABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unable

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adjective un·able \ˌən-ˈā-bəl\

Definition of unable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to do something


UNABLE Defined for Kids

unable

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adjective un·able \ˌən-ˈā-bəl\

Definition of unable for Students

  1. :  not able <I am unable to attend.>



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