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totally incapable of doing a job

Synonyms for unable

(usually followed by 'to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how

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(usually followed by 'to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability

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lacking in power or forcefulness

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Morris' court filing was accompanied by a doctor's declaration stating that Mitchell would be unable to attend a court hearing for four to six months, but it included no additional details on her condition or prognosis.
15pm today, some of our customers were unable to use other banks' ' ATMs.
The CRA can provide relief to these taxpayers if they are unable to file their returns by July 2, 2013, due to flooding or because of other circumstances beyond their control.
If we tried, we would find ourselves in gridlock, unable to pay suppliers, unable to pay wages, unable to look after the most vulnerable.
An "Unable" works, but the better tactic is following the unable with a reason (if meaningful) and an alternative.
For many disabled who are, in fact, in work and will be taxpayers, the loss of the DLA/PIP mobility component may well see them being unable to continue with paid employment altogether as they will be unable to lease a motor vehicle through the Motability finance scheme.
Aides to Delgadillo said they decided against further negotiations when they were unable to see any movement by the hospitals on key points regarding which shelters to use and how to train workers on when someone is in the proper condition to be able to be moved.
If both are willing to give themselves bodily to one another but are unable to actually receive bodily what they pledge to give, strictly speaking they are unable to marry.
Single-parent families are even worse off, with 57 per cent unable to afford a holiday and 40 per cent unable to enjoy a day trip.
232-7003 requires electronic submission of payment requests unless (a) the contractor is unable to submit a payment request in electronic form or (b) DoD is unable to receive a payment request in electronic form.
For the first few months afterward, she was unable to reason clearly, hold a conversation, or take care of herself; she was a stranger to herself.
Own-occupation disability policies generally provide that insureds are totally disabled--and entitled to benefits--if they are unable to perform the substantial and material duties of their occupations due to injury or illness.
Another 71 refused to participate or were unable to speak English.
Two years previously the woman had called the Richmond Department of Social Services and indicated she was unable to care for her two infant children.
It is a pathetic image of desire from someone who has gifts to give and joy to confer but is unable to get the attention of those who, unknown to themselves, desperately need what is offered.