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Search phrase: unable

Plays

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.14Unable to support this lump of clay,(Vnable to support this Lumpe of Clay)
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.v.4When sapless age and weak unable limbsWhen saplesse Age, and weake vnable limbes
King LearKL I.i.60A love that makes breath poor and speech unable;A loue that makes breath poore, and speech vnable,
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.21Making both it unable for itself,Making both it vnable for it selfe,
PericlesPer I.iv.84If wars, we are unable to resist.If warres, wee are vnable to resist.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.168Come, come, you froward and unable worms,Come, come, you froward and vnable wormes,

Glossary

 22 result(s).
batelessunable to be blunted, permanently sharp
dazzlegrow dim, become unable to see properly
hoodwinkedblindfolded, made unable to see
inaidibleunable to be assisted, incapable of being helped
incapableunable to take in, unable to hold
incontinentunchaste, unable to restrain oneself
inevitableunavoidable, unable to be averted
inteemable[debated meaning] unable to be poured out
intenable[debated meaning] unable to retain
opposelessunable to be resisted, unchallengeable
outat a loss, put out, nonplussed; unable to remember one's lines
self-unableinadequate personal, poor and subjective
Sphinxfemale monster who killed people unable to answer its riddle
stiffdisabled, incapacitated, unable to join in
sureharmless, innocuous, unable to cause damage
unableweak, feeble, impotent
unableinadequate, insufficient, incompetent
uncapableincapable, unable [to do something]
unchargebe unable to accuse, acquit of blame
unpossessingunable to inherit property
unspeakingunable to speak out, incapable of speech
unstanchedunquenchable, insatiable, unable to be satisfied

Thesaurus

 28 result(s).
accuse, unable touncharge
assisted, unable to beinaidible
averted, unable to be inevitable
blunted, unable to bebateless
damage, unable to causesure
hold, unable to incapable
inherit property, unable to unpossessing
join in, unable tostiff
poured out, unable to be inteemable
property, unable to inheritunpossessing
resisted, unable to be opposeless
restrain oneself, unable to incontinent
retain, unable tointenable
satisfied, unable to beunstanched
see properly, become unable todazzle
see, made unable tohoodwinked
take in, unable to incapable
unableuncapable
unable to accuseuncharge
unable to be avertedinevitable
unable to be poured outinteemable
unable to be resistedopposeless
unable to holdincapable
unable to inherit propertyunpossessing
unable to join instiff
unable to restrain oneselfincontinent
unable to retainintenable
unable to take inincapable

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Classical mythology...hinx female monster who killed people unable to answer its riddle tantalus v...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ABILITYNOTunable adj
UNABLEBASICsee ABILITYsee
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