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.
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