lack ability

lack ability

adjective forceless, helpless, impotent, inadequate, inapt, incapable, ineffective, inept, inferior, not able, not equal to, not up to the task, powerless, unequipped, unfit, unqualified, unsuitable, untalented
Associated concepts: capacity, lack of legal ability to act
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He said employers have raised concern over the quality of graduates from public universities saying most of them lack ability to respond to emerging issues.
Speaking at the lunch of the Community Health Trail - 2019 by the Community Hospitals in collaboration with the Alexander Akwasi Acquah (AAA) Foundation in Akim Oda, Obrempong Kyere II indicated that such assembly members who lack ability to galvanise must not be voted for.
It is not reasonable to think that all of these children are simply 'bad' or lack ability. So we have to ask, where do these children figure in the judgements that are made about school performance?
The USA has given the two functions separation, so it is possible (as at present) for the person holding executive authority to lack ability to legislate.
Disappointed by the lack ability of the trade ministry in handling the crisis, experts now say it should hand over its control tower role to Cheong Wa Dae or the finance ministry.
VVMAGNUS Maximus is still potentially well treated 2.30 Chelmsford This four-year-old has an inconsistent overall profile but doesn't lack ability and was rated as high as 101 after beating classy pair Toofi and Naadirr in the valuable Tattersalls Millions threeyear-old sprint at Newmarket in April last year.
We always get full-backs now who are very good offensively but a lot of them lack ability defensively and when you are a defender you are first of all a defender.
Her research identified a group that Rossi dubbed "getting-by girls." During a recent presentation at the August 2014 meeting of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco, Rossi noted, "These girls under-perform academically not because they lack ability, or self-esteem or good teachers." As a group, "Getting-by girls are good kids who do not get into trouble.
But it would be wrong to assume that Arabs lack ability and potential.
Miho Sugiyama, a 35-year-old Internet firm executive, said: "I can't vote for any opposition parties, which all lack ability to take action.
After admitting his side "lack ability" before this key game, O'Neill's players set about proving his point.
"Today politics has become an 'abuse' and a strong feeling is getting roots that politicians are corrupt and lack ability deliver," he added.