noun. ['ˌɪnˈkɑːmpətənt'] someone who is not competent to take effective action.
- sad sack
- incompetent person
- unskilled person
Words that Rhyme with Incompetent
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A common misspelling of incompetent is incompetant
Example sentences of the word incompetent
Some people consider powers of attorney relevant only to those who are medically incompetent to make their own decisions.
Quotes containing the word incompetent
1. There is a collective as well as an individual humor inclining peoples to sadness or cheerfulness, making them see things in bright or somber lights. In fact, only society can pass a collective opinion on the value of human life; for this the individual is incompetent.
- Emile Durkheim
2. Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
- John Maynard Keynes
adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkɑːmpətənt'] not doing a good job.
adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkɑːmpətənt'] not qualified or suited for a purpose.
adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkɑːmpətənt'] legally not qualified or sufficient.
adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkɑːmpətənt'] not meeting requirements.
- unequal to
adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkɑːmpətənt'] showing lack of skill or aptitude.