incapable


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Related to incapable: profusely, requisite, relentlessly
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Synonyms for incapable

incapable of: not capable of

Synonyms

  • not capable of
  • unable to carry out

incapable of: not susceptible to

Synonyms

  • not susceptible to
  • resistant to
  • impervious to
  • not admitting of

Synonyms for incapable

lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results

not capable of accomplishing anything

Synonyms for incapable

(followed by 'of') lacking capacity or ability

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not being susceptible to or admitting of something (usually followed by 'of')

(followed by 'of') not having the temperament or inclination for

Antonyms

not meeting requirements

References in classic literature ?
All he cared about was gaiety and women, and as according to his ideas there was nothing dishonorable in these tastes, and he was incapable of considering what the gratification of his tastes entailed for others, he honestly considered himself irreproachable, sincerely despised rogues and bad people, and with a tranquil conscience carried his head high.
Anatole had no notion and was incapable of considering what might come of such love-making, as he never had any notion of the outcome of any of his actions.
But he is incapable of defending them in a discussion, and vainly tries to cover his confusion in banter and insolence.
Men in general are incapable of philosophy, and are therefore at enmity with the philosopher; but their misunderstanding of him is unavoidable: for they have never seen him as he truly is in his own image; they are only acquainted with artificial systems possessing no native force of truth--words which admit of many applications.
In the first place, by then I was incapable of love, for I repeat, with me loving meant tyrannising and showing my moral superiority.
Besides, I really am--I am incapable of seeing any one at present, or of any longer attention.
No, thank you, I won't have any more tea," said Levin, and conscious of doing a rude thing, but incapable of continuing the conversation, he got up, blushing.
After that period, they are held incapable of any employment of trust or profit; they cannot purchase lands, or take leases; neither are they allowed to be witnesses in any cause, either civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bounds.
But Red-Eye walked rough-shod over all our customs, and we so feared him that we were incapable of the collective action necessary to punish him.
I was quite incapable of controlling myself -- I was suffering an agony of mind which for the time deprived me of my senses.
Our first moments were so entirely taken up with these reflections that we were incapable of considering the danger we were in of being immediately surrounded by the Galles; but as soon as we awoke to that thought, we contrived to retreat as fast as we could.
As for those of the fourth, which consisted of mechanics, they were incapable of any office.
The ICC may only exercise jurisdiction where domestic courts are incapable of carrying out the proper proceedings,' Dy explained in an emailed statement to the media.
Incapable and corrupt officers would be given a chance to absolve themselves under the law.
Why are we creating a human zoo, where every one of us is considered incapable of fending for ourselves, in which we will all end up incapable of fending for ourselves, like those other species who now find themselves in a similar zoo