Example sentences for: incapable

How can you use “incapable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So even if it were true that AAVE or Brooklynese had fewer words than some other variety, it wouldn't mean that speakers of AAVE or Brooklynese are incapable of expressing certain thoughts.

  • She declares that "Bill was incapable of engendering a cliché, in deed as well as in word."

  • Maureen Dowd bit first, snorting that the "the futile search for the inner Reagan had driven his biographer barking mad" (the New York Times ); Jonathan Yardley (the Washington Post ) retorted that Dowd "seems incapable of a genuinely serious thought" and commanded her and others to "Shut yo' mouf" until they had read the book.

  • The book contains a chapter, lamentably titled "Eco-nomics," that perpetuates the oddly popular myth that conventional economic theory is constitutionally incapable of dealing with environmental problems.

  • Understandably lacking experience in responding to events of the magnitude of the World Trade Center attacks, the FDNY as an institution proved incapable of coordinating the numbers of units dispatched to different points within the 16-acre complex.


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