Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
The power or skill to do something; proficiency.
She has the ability to speak three languages fluently.
The quality of being able to do something; potential.
The new software has the capability to process large amounts of data quickly.
The maximum amount that something can contain or produce; ability.
The stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000 people.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Ability refers to a person's proficiency or skill in doing something.
- 2Capability refers to a person's potential or quality of being able to do something.
- 3Capacity refers to the maximum amount that something can contain or produce.
Good things to know
- 1In Job Interviews: Use these antonyms to describe your skills and abilities.
- 2In Education: Incorporate these antonyms in academic writing to demonstrate a clear understanding of the topic.
- 3In Everyday Conversations: Use these antonyms to describe a person's potential or capacity to perform tasks or activities.
The antonyms of disability are ability, capability, and capacity. Use these words to describe a person's aptitude, potential, and competence to perform tasks or activities. These antonyms have distinct nuances: Ability refers to proficiency, capability refers to potential, and capacity refers to the maximum amount that something can contain or produce.