Dictionary

incompetency

noun in·com·pe·ten·cy \-tən(t)-sē\

Definition of INCOMPETENCY

Examples of INCOMPETENCY

  1. <the incompetency of the secretary was revealed only after she had left the company, and her successor discovered years of filing left undone>

First Known Use of INCOMPETENCY

1611

incompetency

noun in·com·pe·ten·cy \-ən-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural in·com·pe·ten·cies

Medical Definition of INCOMPETENCY

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: incompetentPrevious Word in the Dictionary: incompetenceAll Words Near: incompetency
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears