Definition of inability in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌinəˈbilədē/


[with infinitive]
The state of being unable to do something: his inability to accept new ideas the inability of the soldiers to understand an alien culture
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  • His other key weakness is his inability to detach himself from his players and put them under pressure.
  • Those who know him insist he's driven by an utter inability to accept defeat.
  • He cursed himself for his weakness, for his inability to remain angry with her.

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Syllabification: in·a·bil·i·ty

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