Inability definition

ĭnə-bĭlĭ-tē
Lack of ability or means.
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The quality or state of being unable; lack of ability, capacity, means, or power.
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The definition of inability is the state of having no power or a lack of ability.

An example of inability is not understanding how to operate a computer.

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Lack of the ability to do something; incapability.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
inability
Plural:
inabilities

Origin of inability

  • From Middle French inhabilité, from Medieval Latin inhabilitas

    From Wiktionary