Thesaurus / inability

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What was Little Billee's physical explanation of his inability to love?
TRILBYANAJOSEPH BENSON GILDER & JEANNETTE LEONARD GILDER
Here again the Britishers show their inability to utilize the vehicle to the full of its possibilities.
EUROPE REVISEDIRVIN S. COBB
Inability to provide by law that laborers on public works shall be paid prevailing rate of wages.
ETHICSJOHN DEWEY AND JAMES HAYDEN TUFTS
Inability to compel payment of wages in cash; so that employer may pay in truck or scrip not redeemable in lawful money.
ETHICSJOHN DEWEY AND JAMES HAYDEN TUFTS
She confessed her inability to form an estimate of such conduct.
We reported his inability to the head porter, who came out of the hotel in a fine flare of sarcasm.
SEVEN ENGLISH CITIESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The last syllable expressed partly his inability to say more, and partly his horror at seeing the fire blown almost into the room!
THE STORY OF THE ROCKR.M. BALLANTYNE
It was a silent panic, a brooding fear, an inability of mind and muscle to work together.
This was largely due to his inability to catch and reproduce the tone of polished conversation.
JAMES FENIMORE COOPERTHOMAS R. LOUNSBURY
My perplexity arose not so much from the difficulty involved in the matter itself as from my inability to fix my thoughts.
WILFRID CUMBERMEDEGEORGE MACDONALD

WORDS RELATED TO INABILITY

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