want of capacity

want of capacity

(Mental deficiency), noun defectiveness, dementedness, dementia, imbecility, moronity, retardment
Associated concepts: insanity defense

want of capacity

(Underage), noun callowness, defectiveness, immaturity, inexperience, juvenile, lack of development, minor, unfledged
See also: inability
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Sancho partly heard these last words of his master, and said to him, "Strive hard you, Senor Don Quixote, to give me that county so often promised by you and so long looked for by me, for I promise you there will be no want of capacity in me to govern it; and even if there is, I have heard say there are men in the world who farm seigniories, paying so much a year, and they themselves taking charge of the government, while the lord, with his legs stretched out, enjoys the revenue they pay him, without troubling himself about anything else.