the quality or condition of being incompetent; lack of ability.
Law. the condition of lacking power to act with legal effectiveness.
- Also in·com·pe·ten·cy [in-kom-pi-tuhn-see] /ɪnˈkɒm pɪ tən si/ .
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How to use incompetence in a sentence
Then with rapid words he heaps upon the unfortunate man accusations of personal incompetencies.The Life of Cicero | Anthony Trollope
Moreover, certain incompetencies had revealed themselves in the French high command.
He gazed—not without a vague shame—into a perspective of incompetencies.From One Generation to Another | Henry Seton Merriman
By all these methods it stimulates his mind, hardens his nature, and supplies his incompetencies.