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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. 2 the 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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