Example sentences for: incapable

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

  • Nicknamed "The Velvet Fog" for his smooth voice, Torme "sang with a geniality that seemed ingrained and a voice that was incapable of making an unpleasant sound" (Holden, the New York Times ). He was most famous for his scat improvisations and enjoyed a renaissance in the 1990s, when, after a lifetime of performing, he was discovered by a younger generation interested in lounge music.

  • … [I]ts author is seemingly incapable of self-examination.

  • Gore does this all the time--"risky tax scheme," "no controlling legal authority," etc.--and seems incapable of controlling the habit.

  • The Ming rulers oversaw the construction and renovation of the Great Wall sections that millions of tourists visit today, but this wall-building eventually proved incapable of keeping out enemies.

  • 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.


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