What is the opposite of capacity?

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Noun
Opposite of the ability or power to do or understand something
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“Her inability to retain information frustrated her teachers and private tutors, who thought she was being deliberately recalcitrant.”
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Opposite of the capabilities or efficiency of a machine or product
“This pitch has done nothing but display the ineffectiveness of your product.”
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Opposite of the amount of space occupied or enclosed within a container
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Opposite of the function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation
“Most users click the introduction link, further validating the uselessness of flash screens.”
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Opposite of a role performed as part of one's job
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Opposite of a person's employment status
“Not bad for an incidental photographer who took up photography mostly as a necessity rather than an avocation.”
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Opposite of a paid position of regular employment
“He understood the importance of organized political parties and pursued politics as a career, not simply an avocation.”
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Opposite of the dimensions, amount, or extent of something
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Opposite of a continuous area or expanse which is free, available, or unoccupied
“I had enough of the clutter and crowdedness in the room, decided to leave and get some fresh air.”
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Opposite of power, strength, force or influence held by a person or group
“The Knight slashed back with his sword and Morglum laughed at the weakness of his blows.”
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Opposite of the capacity of the mind to acquire and apply knowledge and skills
“Perhaps much of his stupidity was owing to the want of talent in his master, or rather his want of method in the art of teaching.”
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Opposite of a responsibility or duty
“They've dropped the cowardice charges, but he's going to be charged with dereliction of duty.”
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Opposite of opportunity or scope for something to happen or be done
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Opposite of the state of being possible
“This was a neat bit of satire, making the impossibility of the situation immediately obvious.”
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Opposite of the ability or capacity needed for a particular purpose
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(usually "brains") Opposite of intellectual capacity
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Opposite of a number or quantity of something, especially that required to make a group complete
“We have nothing on him, Chief! We have to let him go!”
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Opposite of the ability to use or control something
“There are cries of how lawyers and others have allegedly connived in the misapplication of justice.”
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Opposite of an unoccupied position or job
“James being groomed to take over from a currently occupied position on the board.”
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Opposite of the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions
“It is judged that Charles, by his ignorance and his injudiciousness, had made himself unfit to guide the affairs of the nation.”
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Opposite of the extent or range of something's application, effect, or influence
“There is real frustration with the seeming endlessness of the process.”
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