Antonyms of noun capacity

2 of 9 senses of capacity

Sense 1
capacity -- (capability to perform or produce; "among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism"; "limited runway capacity"; "a great capacity for growth")
       Antonym of incapacity (Sense 2)
      => incapacity -- (lack of physical or natural qualifications)

Sense 8
capacity, mental ability -- (the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior)
       Antonym of incapacity (Sense 1)
      => incapacity -- (lack of intellectual power)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun capacity

9 senses of capacity

Sense 1
capacity -- (capability to perform or produce; "among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism"; "limited runway capacity"; "a great capacity for growth")
       => capability, capableness -- (the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability")

Sense 2
capability, capacity -- (the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused")
       => susceptibility, susceptibleness -- (the state of being susceptible; easily affected)

Sense 3
capacity, content -- (the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons")
       => volume -- (the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume")

Sense 4
capacity -- (the maximum production possible; "the plant is working at 80 per cent capacity")
       => production -- ((economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production")

Sense 5
capacity -- (a specified function; "he was employed in the capacity of director"; "he should be retained in his present capacity at a higher salary")
       => function, office, part, role -- (the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role")

Sense 6
capacity -- ((computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive; "the capacity of a hard disk drive is usually expressed in megabytes")
       => indefinite quantity -- (an estimated quantity)

Sense 7
capacitance, electrical capacity, capacity -- (an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored)
       => electrical phenomenon -- (a physical phenomenon involving electricity)

Sense 8
capacity, mental ability -- (the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior)
       => ability, power -- (possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination")

Sense 9
capacity -- (tolerance for alcohol; "he had drunk beyond his capacity")
       => tolerance -- (the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions)

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