unable

unable

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English Online Dictionary. What means unable‎? What does unable mean?

  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈeɪbəl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪbəl

From Middle English unable, unabel, unhable, unhabil, equivalent to un- +‎ able.

unable (comparative unabler or more unable, superlative unablest or most unable)

  1. Not able; lacking a certain ability.
  • able

unable

  1. (aviation) Indicating that a requested course of action is not possible to carry out.

From Middle English unablen, equivalent to un- +‎ able.

unable (third-person singular simple present unables, present participle unabling, simple past and past participle unabled)

  1. (transitive, nonstandard) To render unable; to disable.
  • Buelna, Nabeul, nebula, unbale

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