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incapacity

noun
     
in‧ca‧pa‧ci‧ty [singular, uncountable] formal
lack of the ability to do things or to do something:
temporary incapacity through illness
mental/physical/intellectual etc incapacity
Evidence of his mental incapacity was never produced in court.
incapacity to do something
The main problem is the author's incapacity to convey his ideas.

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