incapacity definition

  • noun:
    • Inadequate power or ability; not enough capacity.
    • A defect or handicap; a disability.
    • Law Something that renders one legitimately ineligible; a disqualification.
    • the possible lack of a capacity; an inability
    • Lack of capability; not enough real or intellectual energy; failure.
    • decreased appropriate capability or competency to complete, provide, transfer, or receive something; inability; disqualification
    • not enough ability; lack of ability or certification; inability; incapability; incompetency.
    • In law, the lack of appropriate qualification; that condition of people which forbids a given work on his part, and helps make the act legitimately inefficacious regardless of if he does it: as, infancy constitutes an incapacity to contract; a trust creates inside trustee an incapacity purchase the trust home for himself at his own purchase.
    • insufficient actual or natural skills
    • insufficient intellectual power

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