Antonyms of adj capable

5 senses of capable

Sense 1
capable (vs. incapable) -- ((usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet")

incapable (vs. capable) -- ((followed by `of') lacking capacity or ability; "incapable of carrying a tune"; "he is incapable of understanding the matter"; "incapable of doing the work")
        => unable (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability; "dyslexics are unable to learn to read adequately"; "the sun was unable to melt enough snow")

Sense 2
capable, open, subject -- (possibly accepting or permitting; "a passage capable of misinterpretation"; "open to interpretation"; "an issue open to question"; "the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation")

INDIRECT (VIA susceptible) -> unsusceptible, insusceptible -- (not susceptible to)

Sense 3
capable (vs. incapable) -- ((followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for; "no one believed her capable of murder")

incapable (vs. capable) -- ((followed by `of') not having the temperament or inclination for; "simply incapable of lying")

Sense 4
adequate to (predicate), capable, equal to (predicate), up to (predicate) -- (having the requisite qualities for; "equal to the task"; "the work isn't up to the standard I require")

INDIRECT (VIA adequate) -> inadequate, unequal -- (lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "inadequate training"; "the staff was inadequate"; "she was unequal to the task")

Sense 5
able, capable -- (have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable")

INDIRECT (VIA competent) -> incompetent -- (not qualified or suited for a purpose; "an incompetent secret service"; "the filming was hopeless incompetent")

Similarity of adj capable

5 senses of capable

Sense 1
capable (vs. incapable) -- ((usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet")
       => able -- (having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity; "able to learn"; "human beings are able to walk on two feet"; "Superman is able to leap tall buildings")
       => confident, surefooted, sure-footed -- (not liable to error in judgment or action; "most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman; "demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani)
       => resourceful -- (having inner resources; adroit or imaginative; "someone who is resourceful is capable of dealing with difficult situations"; "an able and resourceful politician"; "the most resourceful cook in town")
          Also See-> competent#1

Sense 2
capable, open, subject -- (possibly accepting or permitting; "a passage capable of misinterpretation"; "open to interpretation"; "an issue open to question"; "the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation")
       => susceptible (vs. unsusceptible) -- ((often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof")

Sense 3
capable (vs. incapable) -- ((followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for; "no one believed her capable of murder")

Sense 4
adequate to (predicate), capable, equal to (predicate), up to (predicate) -- (having the requisite qualities for; "equal to the task"; "the work isn't up to the standard I require")
       => adequate (vs. inadequate), equal -- (having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task")

Sense 5
able, capable -- (have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable")
       => competent (vs. incompetent) -- (properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient; "a competent typist")

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