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Meaning of INCAPACITY

Pronunciation:  `inku'pasitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  lack of physical or natural qualifications
  2. [n]  lack of intellectual power
 

INCAPACITY is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Antonyms: capacity, capacity, mental ability
 
 See Also: inability, incapability, incapableness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ca*pac"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Incapacities}. [Cf. F.
incapacit['e].]
1. Want of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power;
   inability.

2. (Law) Want of legal ability or competency to do, give,
   transmit, or receive something; inability;
   disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make
   binding contracts, etc.

Syn: Inability; incapability; incompetency; unfitness;
     disqualification; disability.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: Lack of legal ability to act; disability, incompetence; lack of adequate power.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: brainlessness, caducity, decrepitude, disability, disablement, disqualification, foolishness, ignorance, imbecility, inability, inadeptness, inadequacy, inaptitude, inaptness, inattentiveness, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indexterity, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, inefficacy, inefficiency, ineptitude, ineptness, infancy, inferiority, infirmity, insipidity, instability, insufficiency, invalidism, irrationality, lackbrainedness, lackwittedness, legal incapacity, low IQ, maladjustment, maladroitness, mediocrity, mental weakness, mindlessness, minority, pedestrianism, primal stupidity, reasonlessness, ricketiness, rustiness, senility, senselessness, shakiness, skill-lessness, slackmindedness, slackwittedness, thoughtlessness, unaptness, uncleverness, undeftness, undexterousness, undextrousness, unfirmness, unfitness, unfittedness, unintellectuality, unintelligence, unproficiency, unschooledness, unskillfulness, unsoundness, unsteadiness, unsturdiness, unsubstantiality, untrainedness, unwisdom, unwiseness, Urdummheit, vapidity, wardship, wateriness, wishy-washiness, witlessness
 

 

 

 

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