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1. unable

adjective. ['əˈneɪbəl'] (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how.

Antonyms

  • able

Etymology

  • able (English)
  • ablen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Unable

  • intercable
  • unstable
  • mislabel
  • relabel
  • disable
  • stable
  • schaible
  • graybeal
  • grable
  • frable
  • enable
  • crable
  • zabel
  • waibel
  • table
  • sable
  • raible
  • mable
  • mabel
  • laible
  • label
  • knable
  • kable
  • hable
  • gable
  • fable
  • chaebol
  • cable
  • abell
  • abel

How do you pronounce unable?

Pronounce unable as əˈneɪbəl.

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Sentences with unable


1. Adjective
The aim is that even if someone intercepts your information it will be indecipherable and unable to use.

Quotes about unable


1. Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
- Emily Dickinson

2. What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
- Jim Carrey

3. An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
- Jean Cocteau

2. unable

adjective. ['əˈneɪbəl'] (usually followed by `to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability.

Antonyms

  • powerful

Etymology

  • able (English)
  • ablen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. unable

adjective. ['əˈneɪbəl'] lacking in power or forcefulness.

Synonyms

  • impotent
  • ineffectual

Antonyms

  • ineffectiveness
  • efficient
  • busy

Etymology

  • able (English)
  • ablen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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