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(adj., adj.sat, verb)


There are 4 meanings of the word Unable.

How to pronounce unable:


Unable - as an adjective

(usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how

Example: "Unable to get to town without a car"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Unable - as an adjective satellite

(usually followed by `to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability

Example: "Dyslexics are unable to learn to read adequately"

Lacking in power or forcefulness

Example: "An ineffectual ruler"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Unable - as a verb

To render unable; disable

Example Sentences

"She was unable to attend the meeting because of a prior commitment."
"The broken elevator left him unable to reach his apartment on the 20th floor."
"Due to the storm, the pilot was unable to land the plane safely."
"His lack of experience made him unable to solve the complex math problem."
"The injured runner was unable to finish the race."
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Word Game Points

Is UNABLE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, unable is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

UNABLE has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is UNABLE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, unable is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
UNABLE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is UNABLE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, unable is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
UNABLE has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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