In`ca*pac"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Incapacities (). [Cf. F. incapacit'e.]

1.

Want of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.

2. Law

Want of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.

Syn. -- Inability; incapability; incompetency; unfitness; disqualification; disability.

 

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