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incompetent

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job
  • an incompetent carpenter had built the deck, and the railings were loose already

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incompetent

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Synonyms & Antonyms of incompetent (Entry 2 of 2)

as in muddler

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The first known use of incompetent was in 1595

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“Incompetent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incompetent. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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