Capacity and Talent


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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

Talent is a synonym for capacity in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Talent" instead a noun "Capacity", when it comes to topics like faculty, competence. popular alternative
Nearby Words: capability, capacious, capaciousness, capacitance, capacitor
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Talent noun – A special and usually inborn ability.
Usage example: a talent for coming up with really funny answers to stupid questions

Capacity is a synonym for talent in ability topic. You can use "Capacity" instead a noun "Talent", if it concerns topics such as faculty, flair. popular alternative
Nearby Words: talented, talentless
Synonyms for Talent

How words are described

good good capacity good talent
physical physical capacity physical talent
natural natural capacity natural talent
sheer sheer capacity sheer talent
Other adjectives: raw, small, actual, real, massive, great, serious, little, impressive, innate, new, incredible, less, immense, amazing, acting, magical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Monobear threatens that if a murder doesn't occur soon, he'll choose a random student to have a limb broken, possibly ending the student's capacity to perform his/her/their SHSL talent.
  • To be a mage, you have to have both natural talent ("bucket" and "pool" capacity for magical power) and a mind to study and master the magical science.
  • Like Amon, Kuvira has shown an acute talent for stomping anyone who fights her into the dirt, including a gang of 20+ bandits, Korra herself (who was not back to full fighting capacity, but still), her mentor Suyin, and the entire United Republic army once her Humongous Mecha is up and running.
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