Definition of 'incapable'

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None of that explains why he suddenly seems incapable of writing a script. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Throughout his long and varied career, he has seemed incapable of getting stressed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It may be a phenomenal vehicle for societal change, but it has proven wholly incapable of making money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When you reach this stage you become incapable of doing anything. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She seems incapable of treating them all alike. The Sun (2014)What they do have is a midfield that has proved incapable of protecting its defence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Only he seems incapable of taking any responsibility for it. The Sun (2011)But he proved just as incapable in manhood as he was in infancy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was friendly and seemed incapable of something like this. The Sun (2009)All the evidence is that he has proved incapable of doing so. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the industry seemed to be incapable of coping with the demands being placed upon it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But she seems utterly incapable of letting any traces of fame go to her head. The Sun (2011)He has become what he despises, a man incapable of care. Christianity Today (2000)That must be done by government forces, which have proven incapable of the job. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The police seem incapable of stopping that, so why would they be bothered about a millionaire footballer? The Sun (2015)They have proved themselves incapable of turning around the poor run of results and unable to lift the team out of the bottom three. The Sun (2009)I always thought we had become incapable of saving. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I will not stay with any man incapable of that. Travers, P L What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)I seem incapable of going anywhere without a decent supply of them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These include things such as traffic jams, overcrowded public transport and call centres that seem incapable of answering our questions. The Sun (2008)Some really had become incapable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'incapable'

British English: incapable ADJECTIVE
Someone who is incapable of doing something is unable to do it.
She seemed incapable of taking decisions.


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