Examples of incompetency in a Sentence
the incompetency of the secretary was revealed only after she had left the company, and her successor discovered years of filing left undone
Recent Examples of incompetency from the Web
In most firms, that would be considered grounds for termination due to incompetency.
But if the impulsive incompetency continues, then eventually—many, many months from now—Republicans will join the impeachment effort.
Betsy DeVos’ withdrawal of the 2011 Dear Colleague letter disregards the interests of survivors of traumatic crimes, and reflects her incompetency for the role she was appointed to—not earned.
Director Craig Gillespie and screenwriter Steven Rogers approach the story as something out of the Coen brothers' playbook, highlighting the incompetency and insanity of the situation.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'incompetency.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of incompetency
Synonymsimpotence, inadequacy, incapability, incapacity, incompetence, inability, ineptitude, insufficiency, powerlessness
Antonymsability, adequacy, capability, capacity, competence, competency, potency
Related Wordsdisqualification, inaptitude; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, inefficiency
Near Antonymsaptitude, bent, endowment, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; effectiveness, effectualness, efficaciousness, efficiency; fitness, suitability, suitableness; potency, power, puissance, sinew, strength
Learn More about incompetency
Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for incompetency
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up incompetency? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).