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Definition of Incapacity


  1. Want of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.
  2. Want of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.

Incapacity Quotations

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Immanuel Kant

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Anais Nin

Our incapacity to comprehend other cultures stems from our insistence on measuring things in our own terms.
Arthur Erickson

Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.
William Blake

It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature.
Lord Melbourne
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