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adjective incapable pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈkeɪpəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    unable to do something
    incapable of: professors who seem incapable of any original thought
    incapable of doing something: The army was badly equipped, and incapable of offering serious resistance.
    The city’s road system is incapable of handling the current volume of traffic.
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    1. a.
      too honest or morally good to behave in a certain way
      I knew that she was incapable of telling a lie.
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  2. 2
    completely lacking skill or ability
    She made me feel stupid and incapable.
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  3. 3
    British unable to look after yourself or to behave normally
    Who will look after your affairs if you become mentally incapable?
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