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They do not change the nature of truth and her capability and destiny to benefit mankind.

Also, at that time, he idolized his brother and believed in his shrewdness and capability.

It was astonishing, his capacity for sleep and his capability in sleeping up to capacity.

My capability for affection has no bearing on the present question.

Her pride and capability of seeing where resistance was useless had the inconvenience.

There is always a capability, an apparently left-over capability in him.

But the followers of the able Béhagle had not his capability.

Of its capability of submitting to culture, there can be little doubt.

She had not a word now to say as to her husband's capability of judging for himself.

There were in them determination and tenacity of purpose as well as the capability of passion.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from capable + -ity. Capabilities "undeveloped faculty or property" is attested from 1778.

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