incompetent

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  • We want no incompetents who must be helped too much! Cited from The Door Through Space, by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • Dating is a duty that most people feel they must take on to not seem incompetent.
  • It only takes one incompetent team member to have a negative effect on the rest of the team.
  • Leaders were often incompetent; their positions of authority often based on birth, not ability.
  • He is too incompetent, and too high rank leaves us no subordinate place for him.
  • This was a trust he would hardly place in someone who was in any way incompetent.
  • Andrew had little respect for his superior officers, whom he considered incompetent.
  • The American high command remained incompetent until the last year.
  • But his Lord was incompetent and lost the country to the enemy.
  • While they do their best to get the job done, both twins are equally incompetent.
  • Besides, if their relatives turned out to be incompetent, it could lead to serious problems.
  • If the deep system is incompetent, the patient will feel pain in the leg.
  • They then take his place fighting crime as incompetent anti-heroes.
  • The English company was incompetent to carry the offer into effect.
  • The construction of the line has been widely criticized as slow and incompetent.
  • Once again the court found Wallace incompetent to stand trial and ordered him committed.
  • One often feels incompetent to perform a task, such as a test in school.
  • The days of the wild rush of gold-mad incompetents were long since past. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • On the other hand, many incompetent and junior officers got promoted which they did never deserve.
  • However, several of his button men didn't think much of him, thinking he was incompetent.
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Words starting with incompetent

Meaning of incompetent

  • noun Someone who is not competent to take effective action
  • adjective Legally not qualified or sufficient
    a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband, incompetent witnesses
  • adjective Not qualified or suited for a purpose
    an incompetent secret service, the filming was hopeless incompetent