- incomplete abortion,
- incomplete antibody
Origin of incompetence
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And their suspicions make them see betrayal at every turn, even when incompetence may be the cause of a particular problem.
And they suggest something worse than incompetence is at work there.
That and incompetence at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital may have caused the deadly disease to spread.
Watching this incompetence is infuriating, and the view security cameras show from inside the mall is horrific.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When it comes to the practice of democracy, Americans now have few illusions about our own incompetence, division, and negligence.
Doggie had not kicked it because he had never kicked a football in his life and shrank from an exhibition of incompetence.The Rough Road|William John Locke
The children have been sacrificed too long to his incompetence.The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax|Harriet Parr
By the second clause his property would be placed in jeopardy to protect the carelessness or incompetence of others, aliens all.El Diablo|Brayton Norton
There was nothing to choose between them in the way of incompetence and effeteness.A History of England|Charles Oman
Child had noticed the incompetence of the country-gentlemen to understand the regulation of commercial affairs.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
1660s, "inadequacy;" 1716, "want of skill," from French incompétence (mid-16c.), from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + compétence (see competence). Native formation incompetency (from incompetent + -cy) is attested from 1610s.