Part of speech: adjective

Not able; incompetent.

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Usage examples "unable":

  1. " You do not know what a great comfort it is to me to hear that; for I shall myself be unable to do anything more for Mrs. Irwin. - "The Coming Conquest of England", August Niemann.
  2. She felt unable to bear any delay. - "The Port of Adventure", Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson.
  3. For a second Dan seemed unable to believe his ears, then without a word he closed his basket and walked away. - "Kitty Trenire", Mabel Quiller-Couch.