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synonyms for incapable

  • impotent
  • inadequate
  • incompetent
  • ineffective
  • ineligible
  • naive
  • powerless
  • unable
  • unfit
  • unqualified
  • unsuited
  • weak
  • butterfingers
  • disqualified
  • feeble
  • inept
  • inexperienced
  • inexpert
  • inproficient
  • insufficient
  • losing
  • not equal to
  • not up to
  • poor
  • uncool
  • unequipped
  • unskilled
  • unskillful
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antonyms for incapable

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  • able
  • adequate
  • capable
  • competent
  • effective
  • experienced
  • fit
  • potent
  • qualified
  • ready
  • skillful
  • strong
  • sufficient
  • suitable
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How to use incapable in a sentence

He has been so attached to us — following My Lovely Wife and me from room to room, whimpering when we leave the house — that we figured he worshiped us and was incapable of anything approaching aggression.
MY DOG BARKED AT ME. WHAT’S GOING ON IN THAT CANINE SKULL OF HIS?JOHN KELLYJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We would have to prioritize cow welfare in a way that I seriously think we’re incapable of right now.
ARTISANAL AMERICAN CHEESE WAS FINALLY ON TOP OF THE WORLD, AND THEN THE WORLD FELL APARTJAYA SAXENAOCTOBER 5, 2020EATER
Many in the business world have talked at length about the private sector having the ability to step up to tackle the problems government has proved incapable of addressing.
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The phones’ batteries were incapable of keeping up with the demands of the company’s frequent software updates.
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In essence, the patchwork of the cities, while maintaining a semblance of Crusader city-states, was incapable of logistically supporting an army – in some cases, even to defend against localized threats.
HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES: ORIGINS, POLITICS, AND CRUSADERSDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 23, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
Then we are again overgrown boys, beings of inferior race and incapable of being civilized.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
In the retreat across the Niemen he proved himself absolutely incapable of reorganising a beaten force.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
She was as incapable of jealousy as of aching vanity in the fact of a son whom the world was never permitted to forget.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A meeting may be legally held though one of its members is incapable, physically or mentally, from receiving notice.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
His previous career had not been without distinction, and that he was an incapable commander had never before been hinted.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INCAPABLE

  • broken-down
  • confined
  • decrepit
  • disarmed
  • hamstrung
  • handicapped
  • helpless
  • hurt
  • incapable
  • infirm
  • laid-up
  • lame
  • maimed
  • out-of-action
  • out-of-commission
  • paralyzed
  • powerless
  • run-down
  • sidelined
  • stalled
  • weakened
  • worn-out
  • wounded
  • wrecked
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.