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  • We are unable to decide. (10)
  • Gower was unable to tell. (10)
  • This Shelton was unable to deny. (8)
  • Mr. Sowerby is unable to explain. (10)
  • I am utterly unable to suppose it. (10)
  • Aminta was unable to tell herself why. (10)
  • Edward frowned, unable to raise his head. (22)
  • He was unable, however, to long keep silence. (8)
  • She looked round, but was unable to form a party. (9)
  • I was unable to divine why he fevered me so much. (10)
  • The ladies were unable to summon an idea to solve it. (10)
  • Victor Radnor was unable to cope with it reflectively. (10)
  • Hilary was unable to find a suitable answer to this simile. (8)
  • The circular stare of Sir Meeson seemed unable to contract. (10)
  • Length she could avoid, because she was unable to fill a page. (10)
  • Her husband, the man-riddle: she was unable to rede or read him. (10)
  • Mr. Dale sank into a chair, unable to resist the hand forcing him. (10)
  • The fire was out, as if she had been unable to remember to keep warm. (8)
  • Captain DeWitt, though a member of the Club, seemed unable to inform me. (10)
  • She was unable to guess whether she would have in him an ally or a judge. (10)
  • She was unable to imagine danger where her own impelling thirst was pure. (10)
  • She was, I may tell you, strictly unable to write more words in the letter. (10)
  • Their eyes had come together now, and, once together, seemed unable to part. (8)
  • Alvan consequently was unable any longer to think of a wife in the abstract. (10)
  • He did not agree, but, unable to suggest a better course, followed her advice. (8)
  • And, unable to sit and think of it, Felix rose and walked on through the fields. (8)
  • Dacier was unable to inform him; he was very hurried, had to keep an appointment. (10)
  • Blink, unable to persuade the hat, mounted it with her fore-paws and trod it under. (8)
  • And if Lord Ormont never headed a lot of thousands, it does not prove he was unable. (10)
  • He was quite unable to relate the tale, and we had to gather it from his exclamations. (10)
  • Laura was sufficiently foiled by it to be unable to return to the Chips-Barrett theme. (10)
  • How she could have come to any suspicion of the circumstances, he was unable to imagine. (10)
  • He was therefore unable to penetrate the mystery of our roundabout way of enlivening him. (10)
  • I am not accustomed to sue for long: I am unable to sustain the part of humble supplicant. (10)
  • There had so clearly been a crisis in the cab that Winifred was unable to defend her theory. (8)
  • Unable to find my brigade, I reported to General Thomas, who directed me to remain with him. (7)
  • His voice was gone, so that he was unable to cry out, and suddenly the face marched over him. (8)
  • Gyp bent over and kissed the hand, unable to bear the sight of those two slowly rolling tears. (8)
  • She seemed unable to answer, and he perceived that he had silenced her to his own, disadvantage. (9)
  • Unable to take such services without rewarding him, she fondled: it pained her to see him suffer. (10)
  • He stood quite still on the crowded pavement, unable, really unable, to buy a paper. (8)
  • I should like to have left old Mariandl more, but we are unable to do very much for poor people now. (10)
  • The elephant trainer was out of town and the other keepers were unable to quiet the frightened animals. (21)
  • The sight was so unusual and so utterly disturbing that he stood rooted, quite unable to bring her help. (8)
  • The Jameses alone, unable to withstand a custom almost universal in Park Lane, are now and then unfaithful. (8)
  • My greatest danger would lie in her consulting Mrs. Fraser, and I at a distance unable to help my own cause. (4)
  • In her dream at Monte Carlo of that bull-face staring from the banks, while she drifted by, unable to cry out. (8)
  • He was unable to fathom the cause of it, but Clara imposed it on him, and only in anger could he throw it off. (10)
  • Of this considerable period you are unable to remember one unhappy moment, and in point of fact there was none. (7)
  • The pain of a memory waking under pillows, unable to do more than strain for breath, distracted his attention. (10)
  • Larobeyre, wounded and unable to flee, was led captive to the Iroquois wigwams and roasted alive at a slow fire. (19)
  • He would have enjoyed a glass of beer, but, unable to enter the public-house, he went into the churchyard instead. (8)
  • Not that she would not have expected it to be done by Germans; further she was unable to explain her astonishment. (10)
  • The rule is, that when we have yielded initiative to a woman, we are unable to recover it without uncivil bluster. (10)
  • What that had to do with the land problem or the regulation of village morality Malloring had been unable to perceive. (8)
  • Its effect was most extraordinary; for on first hearing it, Mrs. Bennet sat quite still, and unable to utter a syllable. (4)
  • Meeting him and his staff I directed him to Thomas, and unable to think of anything better to do decided to go visiting. (7)
  • Old Jolyon had been unable to refrain from marking his appreciation of the action by enclosing his son a cheque for L500. (8)
  • As circuses grew in size, the combined resources of the hotels in many towns were unable to meet the demand made upon them. (21)
  • The room seemed to have turned to a thick white substance like a cloud, in which he lay enwrapped, unable to move hand or foot. (8)
  • Thereupon came one of the most singular sensations he had ever known: he felt that he was unable to see the way to please her. (10)
  • Unable to grasp it perfectly in mind, her compassionate love embraced it: she blamed herself, for being the obstruction to him. (10)
  • Whether the youth did, or did not understand, I am unable to record: I can only say, the appeal was made without acknowledgment. (6)
  • Mr. Bingley was obliged to be in town the following day, and, consequently, unable to accept the honour of their invitation, etc. (4)
  • The landlady was thus justified in averring that something had been done by somebody, albeit unable to point to anything specific. (10)
  • If it has not been made clear from the events and characters of the foregoing history which opinion is right, I am unable to decide. (9)
  • Meanwhile, Mrs. Porfer, unable longer to endure the disagreeable business, had walked back to the tree and seated herself at its root. (1)
  • The knowledge was at once so sweet, and so disturbing, that she sat with face averted, unable to turn the precious minutes to account. (8)
  • But one of our party, unable to resist the impulse to penetrate the gathering gloom of the defile, had drifted on and was lost to sight. (20)
  • Protesting that I was unable to read riddles, though the heat of the one in hand made my frame glow, I entreated to have explicit words. (10)
  • What were the precise train of my thoughts, and what the subjects of conversation between us, I am unfortunately now unable to recollect. (6)
  • Indeed, she was constitutionally unable to be afraid of anything, except motor-cars, and, of course, earwigs, and even them one must put up with. (8)
  • Probably his Laetitia was overcome, as he had long known her to be when they conversed; nerve-subdued, unable to deploy her mental resources or her musical. (10)

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Definition of unable:

  • unable, un-‘bl, adj. not able: not having sufficient strength, power, or skill: weak: impotent.(0)

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