unable

All Adjective
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  • The houses were unable to reach a decision.
  • Unable to find network interest, the pilot was never broadcast.
  • They drifted within sight of the island but were unable to reach it.
  • However, he was unable to get wider support for this cause.
  • Because of this, they are unable to display this article.
  • She claimed the second abortion left her unable to bear children.
  • Soviet authorities were unable to meet the growing demand for transport infrastructure and services.
  • Without them, they would be unable to obtain any nutritional value from plants.
  • Unable to pay his rent, he began living on the streets.
  • A wrestling match may be declared a no contest if the winning conditions are unable to occur.
  • This is because many species are unable to regulate their internal body temperature.
  • The child's parents were unable to get adequate treatment for their son's condition.
  • He becomes a monster under the control of the hotel, truly unable to control his dark side.
  • However, even a government with a healthy majority can on occasion find itself unable to pass legislation.
  • In practice mounted troops proved unable to keep up with fast moving mechanised units over any distance.
  • However, the surgery still made him unable to kick for two out of four months of training.
  • Virginia was also unable to retreat further up the James River due to her deep draft.
  • The couple, of peasant origin, was unable to get married due to financial problems.
  • As the ship was unable to make the required speed it was driven ashore by its crew.
  • After leaving he felt unable to write to her or read her letters, although he did correspond with her mother.
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Words starting with unable

Meaning of unable

  • adjective (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how
    unable to get to town without a car, unable to obtain funds