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  • nounpower to act, perform
  • nounnatural or acquired power in a

synonyms for abilities

  • capability
  • capacity
  • competence
  • intelligence
  • qualification
  • skill
  • strength
  • talent
  • understanding
  • aptitude
  • competency
  • comprehension
  • dexterity
  • endowment
  • facility
  • faculty
  • might
  • potentiality
  • resourcefulness
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antonyms for abilities

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  • ignorance
  • impotence
  • inability
  • incapability
  • incapacity
  • incompetence
  • ineptness
  • lack
  • weakness
  • clumsiness
  • inadequacy
  • inanity
  • limitation
  • paralysis
  • stupidity
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How to use abilities in a sentence

The great abilities which enable a man to win and hold such a position as his fired my fancy.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Clearly his business abilities were great; his reforms were bold and drastic, and success attended his efforts.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Mr. Addison, whose abilities no man can doubt, was from diffidence totally unable to speak in the house.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
John Dickinson saw the matter in the same light, a light which his superior abilities enabled him to portray in more lurid colors.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Mr. Alsop was thought to be of good heart, but unequal, as Mr. Scott affirmed, "to the trust in point of abilities."
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
She comprehended at a glance his herculean abilities, and the important aid he could render the Republican cause.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
William Warburton, bishop of Gloucester, died; an English prelate of great abilities.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He possessed great abilities and learning, and published several valuable works.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Portland, with good natural abilities and great expertness in business, was no scholar.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
For a pillar of the Church, Billy displayed rather amazing tastes and abilities.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO ABILITIES

  • abilities
  • bravery
  • courage
  • credentials
  • dependability
  • drive
  • essential qualities
  • experience
  • guts
  • knowledge
  • power
  • qualifications
  • self-confidence
  • skills
  • talent
  • the goods
  • the makings
  • the stuff
  • what it takes
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