The incapacityof a person, society, or system to do something is their inability to do it.
FORMAL n-uncount oft with poss, oft N to-inf
...Europe's incapacity to take collective action...
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disqualification, feebleness, impotence, inability, inadequacy, incapability, incompetency, ineffectiveness, powerlessness, unfitness, weakness
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