from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inadequate strength or ability; lack of capacity.
- n. A defect or handicap; a disability.
- n. Law Something that renders one legally ineligible; a disqualification.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The lack of a capacity; an inability
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Lack of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.
- n. Lack of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lack of capacity; lack of ability or qualification; inability; incapability; incompetency.
- n. In law, the lack of legal qualification; that condition of a person which forbids a given act on his part, and makes the act legally inefficacious even if he does it: as, infancy constitutes an incapacity to contract; a trust creates in the trustee an incapacity to buy the trust property for himself at his own sale.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. lack of physical or natural qualifications
- n. lack of intellectual power
Negative in- + capacity (Wiktionary)