- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||lacking in skill; incompetent.
a completely incapable mechanic
- capable, competent
- similar words:
- hopeless, ineffective
||not possessing the necessary ability or capacity; not able (usu. fol. by of).
He is incapable of making his own decisions.
- able, capable
||not having the psychological makeup that allows a particular emotion or the carrying out of particular act (usu. fol. by of).
I thought I was incapable of such anger.She was incapable of lying.
||in law, not having the required qualifications.
||inadequate, poor, weak
||incapably (adv.), incapability (n.)