Incapacity definition

ĭnkə-păsĭ-tē
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Inadequate strength or ability; lack of capacity.
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A defect or handicap; a disability.
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(law) Disqualification from taking part in a legal proceeding because of mental or physical disability or because of lack of legal power or authority.
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Lack of capacity, power, or fitness; disability.
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Legal ineligibility or disqualification.
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A lack of physical or mental ability or standing.
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The lack of a capacity; an inability.
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Inability to take actions that are legally effective, such as signing a contract, due to age, mental status, or other factors.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
incapacity
Plural:
incapacities

Origin of incapacity

  • Negative in- + capacity

    From Wiktionary