You didn't have the capacity to care.
You've got no official capacity here, Mr. Dean.
Energy is the capacity for doing work.
I am amazed at the human brain's capacity to recognize each nuance of speech.
I shall assume that she has the normal child's capacity of assimilation and imitation.
When sitting in its capacity as a criminal court it is known as the tribunal correctionnel.
First, think of energy as the capacity to do work.
By that monarch he was made colonel of horse, and in that capacity served in the campaigns during the early part of the reign.
Bird Song was now officially at full capacity and would remain so for the next few days.
Let a conductor, say a metallic sphere, be supported by a metal rod of negligible electric capacity whose other end is earthed.
The skull is abnormally thick and the cerebral capacity small.
They give me a new sense of the variety and capacity of that nature which is our common dwelling.
Practically all the company's servants were traders in their private capacity, and as they claimed various privileges and exemptions this system was detrimental to the interests of the native princes and gave rise to an enormous amount of corruption.
In some twentieth-century science fiction visions of the future, humans created friendly robot sidekicks with data storage capacity and computational speed the human brain lacked.
He'd served as Damian's executioner for thousands of years, a position he found fitting for his general dislike of the human capacity for evil.
Had his actions truly set her on this path to end up as the plaything of a creature with no capacity for mercy?
You and I have no capacity for such a thing, but we will learn.
You don't have the capacity to care.
If the king were a minor, the mayor of the palace supervised his education in the capacity of guardian (nutricius), and often also occupied himself with affairs of state.
His courage, his bodily strength and size, his skill in the use of weapons, in riding, and in the chase, his speed of foot, his capacity for eating and drinking, his penetrating intellect and his mastery of 22 languages are celebrated to a degree which is almost incredible.
/ ait and John Lydgates Bearbeitungen von Boccaccios De Casibus, Munich, 1885) has thrown much doubt on this statement as regards Italy, but Lydgate knew France and visited Paris in an official capacity in 1426.
Before me I saw a new world opening in beauty and light, and I felt within me the capacity to know all things.
Pierre was always astonished at Prince Andrew's calm manner of treating everybody, his extraordinary memory, his extensive reading (he had read everything, knew everything, and had an opinion about everything), but above all at his capacity for work and study.
In what capacity would he be there for her?
In his capacity of archbishop, Chicheley remained what he had always been chiefly, the lawyer and diplomatist.
It is not the word, but the capacity to experience the sensation that counts in his education.
And if Pierre was often struck by Andrew's lack of capacity for philosophical meditation (to which he himself was particularly addicted), he regarded even this not as a defect but as a sign of strength.
The more he realized the absence of all personal motive in that old man--in whom there seemed to remain only the habit of passions, and in place of an intellect (grouping events and drawing conclusions) only the capacity calmly to contemplate the course of events--the more reassured he was that everything would be as it should.
This disposition on the left flank increased Pierre's doubt of his own capacity to understand military matters.
As the rainbow unites earth and heaven, Iris is the messenger of the gods to men; in this capacity she is mentioned frequently in the Iliad, but never in the Odyssey, where Hermes takes her place.
Despite the pub's standing room only capacity, the table next to her booth was empty.
This inherited capacity is a sort of sixth sense--a soul-sense which sees, hears, feels, all in one.
A diplomat by nature, he had long served in the peacekeeping capacity among his brothers, before he was rendered dead-dead seven months before.
You have the capacity to care now.
"The Lake's at capacity," he replied.
The only representative of officialdom remaining on premises, in even a semi-official capacity, was Sheriff Jake Weller.
She stretched to capacity and gripped the edge of the bowl.
Pincta, pitta, a painted or marked vessel), a liquid measure of capacity, equivalent to s of a gallon.
Hitherto General Roca had been regarded only in his capacity as a soldier, and not from the point of view of an administrator.
Amidst this sea of financial troubles the government drifted helplessly on, without showing any inclination or capacity to initiate a strong policy of reform in the methods of administration which had done so much to ruin the country.
The ordinary judicial system of France comprises two classes of courts: (I) civil and criminal, (2) special, including courts dealing only with purely commercial cases; in addition there are the administrative courts, including bodies, the Conseil dEtat and the Conseils de Prefecture, which dGal, in their judicial capacity, with cases coming under the droit administratif.
The faculties of law confer the same degrees in law and also grant certificates of capacity, which enable the holder to practise as an avou; a licence is necessary for the profession of barrister.
He became a member of parliament, and was sent in 1562 as ambassador to France, where he remained till 1566; and in 1572 he again went to France in the same capacity for a short time.
In 1569 William in his capacity as sovereign prince of Orange issued letters-of-marque to a number of vessels to prey upon the Spanish commerce in the narrow seas.
On the formation of the Wirth ministry in May 1921 he was appointed Minister of Reconstruction, and in that capacity negotiated with the French minister, Loucheur, a convention for supplying German materials for the restoration of the devastated area in France, and thus paying in kind part of the reparation which the German Reich had undertaken to pay in gold.
In Britain the evergreen oak is quite hardy in ordinary winters, and is useful to the ornamental planter from its capacity for resisting the sea gales; but it generally remains of small size.
In his later years he overcame the drunkenness that was habitual to him in youth; he developed seriousness of character and unselfish devotion to what lie believed was the cause of patriotism; and he won the respect of men of high character and capacity in France and Holland.
In order to see whether the heat came out of the chips he compared the capacity for heat of the chips abraded by the boring bar with that of an equal quantity of the metal cut from the block by a fine saw, and obtained the same result in the two cases, from which he concluded that "the heat produced could not possibly have been furnished at the expense of the latent heat of the metallic chips."
Resistance and its electrostatic capacity are then measured.
The product of the total capacity and the total resistance, both the capacity and the resistance having a retarding effect on the signals.
Within a few years several methods had been proposed by different inventors, but none was at first very successful, not from any fault in the principle, but because the effect of electrostatic capacity of the line was left out of account in the early arrangements.
As we have already stated, the distribution of the capacity along the resistance R must in submarine cable work be made to correspond very accurately with the distribution of the capacity along the resistance of the cable.
For working long submarine cables the apparatus ordinarily employed on land lines cannot be used, as the retarding effect of the electrostatic capacity of the cable is so marked that signals fail to be recorded except at a very slow speed of working.
If you like having sore muscles at the end of a day or working a job that requires little of your mental capacity so you can contemplate Nietzsche, hey, more power to you.
So a thousandfold increase in capacity at one-fortieth the cost is like the $50,000 Mercedes dropping to a buck and a quarter.
If people were permanently obsessed with food, all individual thought, all capacity to argue, even people's sex drive, would disappear.
Just as technology magnifies our productive labor, it magnifies our destructive capacity as well.
He had the unfortunate capacity many men, especially Russians, have of seeing and believing in the possibility of goodness and truth, but of seeing the evil and falsehood of life too clearly to be able to take a serious part in it.
With the natural capacity of an Italian for changing the expression of his face at will, he drew nearer to the portrait and assumed a look of pensive tenderness.
Like Dokhturov he had the reputation of being a man of very limited capacity and information, and like Dokhturov he never made plans of battle but was always found where the situation was most difficult.