Incapacity

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Incapacity

Origin: cf. F. Incapacite.

1. Want of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.

2. Want of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.

Synonym: Inability, incapability, incompetency, unfitness, disqualification, disability.