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incapacity

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the lack of sufficient ability, power, or means
  • her entrenched incapacity for decision-making doesn't make her a very good boss

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The first known use of incapacity was in 1611

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“Incapacity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incapacity. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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