Capacity and Incapacity


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Capacity noun – The physical or mental power to do something.
Usage example: not everyone has the capacity for learning higher math

Incapacity is an antonym for capacity in ability topic.
Nearby Words: capability, capacious, capaciousness, capacitance, capacitor
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Incapacity noun – The lack of sufficient ability, power, or means.
Usage example: her entrenched incapacity for decision-making doesn't make her a very good boss

Capacity is an antonym for incapacity.
Nearby Words: incapacitate, incapability
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mental mental capacity mental incapacity
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Incapacity and Capacity. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 19, from
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Incapacity or Capacity. 2016. Accessed October 19, 2020.

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