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Definition of incapacity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable] (formal)
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  1. 1incapacity (of somebody/something) (to do something) lack of ability or skill synonym inability their incapacity to govern effectively
  2. 2the state of being too sick to do your work or take care of yourself She returned to work after a long period of incapacity.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: incapacity

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