Incapacity In`ca*pac"i*ty, n.; pl. {Incapacities}. [Cf. F. incapacit['e].] [1913 Webster] 1. Lack of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) Lack of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.

Syn: Inability; incapability; incompetency; unfitness; disqualification; disability. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.