Unable definition

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Incompetent.
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(usage problem) Not susceptible to action or treatment.

A project unable to be financed with government funds.

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Lacking the necessary power, authority, or means; not able; incapable.

Unable to get to town without a car.

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Not able; lacking the ability, means, or power to do something.
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Lacking mental or physical capability or efficiency; incompetent.

Unable to walk.

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Helpless; feeble.
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The definition of unable is a person or thing that doesn't have the ability, power or authority to do something.

An example of unable is someone not being qualified to fly a plane.

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Not able; lacking a certain ability.

Are you unable to mind your own business or something?

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Origin of unable

  • un- +"Ž able

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