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Detailed Translations for unable from English to German


Translation Matrix for unable:

AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- ineffective; ineffectual
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
kraftlos helpless; impotent; unable abstemious; bad; clumsy; dead; deceased; defenceless; defenseless; doltish; effete; faint; feeble; frail; gawky; helpless; impotent; lifeless; limp; listless; no energy; not very good; owlish; pale; passed away; poor; powerless; sick; slackly; spiritless; stiff; uneasy; unhandy; wan; washed-out; weak; wooden
ohnmächitg helpless; impotent; unable
wehrlos helpless; impotent; unable defenceless; defenseless; helpless; impotent; powerless

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Related Definitions for "unable":

  1. (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how1
    • unable to get to town without a car1
    • unable to obtain funds1
  2. (usually followed by `to') lacking necessary physical or mental ability1
    • dyslexics are unable to learn to read adequately1
    • the sun was unable to melt enough snow1
  3. lacking in power or forcefulness1
    • like an unable phoenix in hot ashes1

Wiktionary Translations for unable:

  1. not able
  1. nicht die nötigen Kenntnisse oder Fertigkeiten für die Erfüllung einer Aufgabe habend; einer Tätigkeit nicht gewachsen
  2. (zeitlich begrenzt) außerstande, etwas bestimmtes zu tun; eine bestimmte Tat nicht mit sich vereinbaren könnend

Cross Translation:
unable unfähig incapable — Qui n’est pas capable, qui n’est pas en état de faire une chose.

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