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English noun: inability

1. inability (cognition) lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something

Broader (hypernym)cognition, knowledge, noesis

Narrower (hyponym)analphabetism, block, illiteracy, inaptitude, incapacity, incomprehension, mental block, stupidity, uncreativeness, unskillfulness

Antonymsability, power

2. inability (attribute) lacking the power to perform


Broader (hypernym)quality

Narrower (hyponym)incapability, incapableness, incompetence, incompetency, insensitiveness, insensitivity, insufficiency, unadaptability


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