inability


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He paused and gave up from sheer inability to express ideas that were nebulous at best and that in reality were remembered sensations.
In the article of pecuniary contribution, which would be the most usual source of delinquency, it would often be impossible to decide whether it had proceeded from disinclination or inability. The pretense of the latter would always be at hand.
I remembered my inability to fix my mind that morning, scarcely a month gone by, and how I had broken off to get my DAILY CHRONICLE from the newsboy.
His knowl- edge of his inability to take vengeance for it made his rage into a dark and stormy specter, that pos- sessed him and made him dream of abominable cruelties.
Take care, dear friend, that misfortune does not come of it, for Thedora has also informed me of certain rumours concerning your inability to meet your landlady's bills.
All his absent-mindedness and inability to enter a room and converse in it was, however, redeemed by his kindly, simple, and modest expression.
Here, Dag Daughtry broke down from inability to express the concepts fluttering in his beer-excited, beer-sodden brain, and, with a stutter or two, made a fresh start.
Some uncertainty exists as to the actual procedure to be followed to assess inability. For the ICC to determine that a state is "unable," it would have to determine that the tate's "ability to administer justice is" in question.
If the resident was offered the vaccine by the ARD but the vaccine is unavailable at the facility due to a declared vaccine shortage (as described in the RAI manual), then code response 6, "Inability to obtain vaccine."
The inability to attribute precise agency here is all the more striking in an author who is constantly excoriating the Arabs for their failure to accept responsibility for their actions.
The inability to attract and retain talent as well as other human resources issues are among the biggest threats to corporate profitability in Canada, according to results of a survey released by Accenture.
As a result, many physicians have had to limit the services they offer to Medicare patients, or work within the system by seeing an increased volume of patients for shorter and shorter periods of time to make up for their inability to bill appropriately.
This is a function of the church's inability to attract people into the ordained and religious vocations.
Dr S told the court that there were other aspects to consider: "One has to consider his inability to move and his inability to communicate effectively, his inability to express his wishes, his inability to show if he is in any pain or distress or, if he is, what is causing that.
Lang applied for disability benefits, indicating that her inability to work was triggered by stress arising from her job as a contracts manager.