Definition of unable in English:

unable

Syllabification: un·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈābəl
 
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adjective

[with infinitive]
  • Lacking the skill, means, or opportunity to do something: she was unable to conceal her surprise
    More example sentences
    • We have a government that is pathologically unable to say what it is actually about.
    • One problem that could occur is if property owners are unable to let out the house.
    • It concerns a boy desperate to obtain his mother's love, a love she is unable to give.
    Synonyms
    powerless, impotent, at a loss, inadequate, incompetent, unfit, unqualified, incapable

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