incapacity incapacity  /ɪn kə ˈpæ sə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) lack of intellectual power
  2. (n) lack of physical or natural qualifications

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. We in the spiritual world see the root problem here as a growing global incapacity to recognize the spirit of God in one another, what we call the sanctity of each human being.
  2. His incapacity is pitifully childlike: to entice him to drink his daily milkshake, a servant must first bare her breast.
  3. That means perhaps 30% or more of ischemic strokes can be avoided, saving thousands of lives and averting severe physical incapacity.

News

  1. Soccer coach at girls' prep school arrested

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Nashville say three more girls have come forward, saying they were sexually victimized by the soccer coach at a private girls' school. The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/14iNT3q ) reported police charged George Henry Laise on Tuesday with two counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and two counts of rape involving a victim with a mental incapacity ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  2. Nashville middle school coach accused of rape

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A middle school soccer coach in Nashville has been arrested on rape charges involving a teenage girl. Metro police arrested 46-year-old Harpeth Hall middle school coach George "Rico" Laise on Tuesday on two counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and two counts of rape involving a victim with a mental incapacity. The Tennessean reports police said the girl, who ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  3. Harpeth Hall coach charged with rape of teen girl on his travel team

    George Henry Laise, the high-profile varsity soccer coach at Harpeth Hall, was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and two more of rape involving a victim with a mental incapacity.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

Quotes

  1. "Clearly, what we have been doing has not worked and it is unfair for our incapacity ...... to be creating a situation where people are holding the Mexican government and people responsible," Clinton said. "That's not right."
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. In her blog, the Lib Dem wrote: "My experience is that the reassessment of people claiming [incapacity benefit] has been variable at best. We need to be sure that there is no perverse incentive to determine that someone can work when they can't."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Lynne Featherstone Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. "It (the ANC) cannot face the fact that the state's failure to stem the tide of illegal immigration and the almost total incapacity to process the wave of refugee applications was the short-term catalyst for the violence. The ANC elite will never...
    on May 23, 2008 By: Helen Zille Source: Africasia

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