-ability

[[t]-əbɪ̱lɪti[/t]]
-abilities
-ability replaces `-able' at the end of adjectives to form nouns. Nouns formed in this way refer to the state or quality described by the adjectives.

...the desirability of much closer political union...

No one ever questioned her capability.


English dictionary. 2008.

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