Definition of "inability" []

  • Lack of ability or means. (noun)
  • Lack of ability or means; incapacity (noun)

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Use "inability" in a sentence
  • "I do want to point out that a spokesperson for Ralph Lauren told us today they let her go because of what they called her inability to meet obligations under her contract."
  • "This inability is again demonstrated by your comment:"
  • "Again, the reason for this inability is the aesthetic form of art since any such synthesis would erase the struggle in which the individual is brought to an experience of freedom [10]."