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incompetence

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Synonyms and Antonyms of incompetence

  1. the lack of sufficient ability, power, or means the astounding incompetence of the new assistant Synonyms of incompetence impotence, inadequacy, incapability, incapacity, inability, incompetency, ineptitude, insufficiency, powerlessnessWords Related to incompetence disqualification, inaptitude; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, inefficiencyNear Antonyms of incompetence aptitude, bent, endowment, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; effectiveness, effectualness, efficaciousness, efficiency; fitness, suitability, suitableness; potency, power, puissance, sinew, strengthAntonyms of incompetence ability, adequacy, capability, capacity, competence, competency, potency


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