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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈkā-pə-bəl, in rapid speech ˈkāp-bəl\
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈkā-pə-bəl, in rapid speech ˈkāp-bəl\

Definition of capableness word

  • noun capableness The state or quality of being capable. 1

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capableness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for capableness

noun capableness

  • adequacy — Adequacy is the quality of being good enough or great enough in amount to be acceptable.
  • competence — Competence is the ability to do something well or effectively.
  • effectiveness — adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result: effective teaching methods; effective steps toward peace.
  • potency — the state or quality of being potent.
  • virtue — moral excellence; goodness; righteousness.

Antonyms for capableness

noun capableness

  • inadequacy — Also, inadequateness [in-ad-i-kwit-nis] /ɪnˈæd ɪ kwɪt nɪs/ (Show IPA). the state or condition of being inadequate; insufficiency.
  • ineffectiveness — not effective; not producing results; ineffectual: ineffective efforts; ineffective remedies.
  • failure — an act or instance of failing or proving unsuccessful; lack of success: His effort ended in failure. The campaign was a failure.
  • idleness — the quality, state, or condition of being lazy, inactive, or idle: His lack of interest in the larger world and his consummate idleness were the causes of their dreadful divorce.
  • impotence — the condition or quality of being impotent; weakness.

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