incompetency incompetency  /ɪn ˈkɑmpə tən si/


  • (n) lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications


  1. She simply has risen to her own level of incompetency.
  2. Forty nine states, each with bicameral legislative bodies, some of which have distinguished themselves recently with unabashed levels of incompetency and cluelessness.
  3. So here comes incompetency insurance.


  • MLB Umpires Find a Way to Blow Two Important Calls in One Play

    Another night of MLB action, another night of mystifying umpiring calls in critical situations. The officials working at Coors Field on Thursday night took incompetency to new heights by wronging both the Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres. On the same play  (via . Let's set the scene. Bases loaded with one out, top of the 12th inning, score tied at 5-5. Yasmani Grandal vs. Manny ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz predicted the decision "will invite abuse from capital murderers, subject the courts to numerous false claims of incompetency, and even further delay justice for the victims' families."
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Ted Cruz Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "The United States Supreme Court has made clear that new evidence of incompetency to be executed may be presented in court when that evidence arises," said McDonnell in the statement. "Nothing has prevented Walton from bringing such evidence...
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Bob McDonnell Source: Richmond Times Dispatch

  3. "This result would constitute a serious inroad on Parliament's policy choice to maintain the rule against spousal incompetency," wrote Charron.
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Louise Charron Source:

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