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Definition of Incompetent

Incompetent

  1. Not competent; wanting in adequate strength, power, capacity, means, qualifications, or the like; incapable; unable; inadequate; unfit.
  2. Wanting the legal or constitutional qualifications; inadmissible; as, a person professedly wanting in religious belief is an incompetent witness in a court of law or equity; incompetent evidence.
  3. Not lying within one's competency, capacity, or authorized power; not permissible.

Incompetent Quotations

I feel incompetent to perform duties... which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.
Andrew Johnson

There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens.
Martin Van Buren

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

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Isaac Asimov

I.Q. deficiency. There are some people who are an order of fries short of a Happy Meal, and what is often a characteristic about every one of these people is that they don't know it. They have no idea how incompetent or stupid they are. It's the exact opposite. They have the loftiest, highest self-image.
Rush Limbaugh
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Incompetent Translations

incompetent in Norwegian is uskikket, inhabil
incompetent in Spanish is incompetente
incompetent in Swedish is oduglig
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