incompetently incompetently  /ɪn ˈkɑm pə tənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an incompetent manner

Usage(s):

  1. It's that Americans recoil at what appears to be an incompetently run government out of touch with the major challenges of the day.
  2. Note to cultists: A movie may be incompetently acted and amateurishly shot.
  3. It's that Americans recoil at what appears to be an incompetently run government out of touch with the major challenges of the day.

News

  • Why the IRS Scandal Needs a Special Prosecutor

    You're being spun, America. On the vital question of whether the Internal Revenue Service incompetently or corruptly targeted conservative groups, both the White House and GOP are rushing to judgment – and they want you to follow like lemmings.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Bush "took the authority that I and others gave him and he misused it, and I regret that deeply," Clinton said in Davenport. "He went with an ill-conceived plan and an incompetently executed strategy."
    on Jan 28, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Bloomberg

  2. "We are concerned at the possibility of damage to Australia's reputation if the allegations are true, or if they are incompetently handled by the government," shadow attorney-general George Brandis said.
    on May 30, 2010 By: George Brandis Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "It was handled incompetently. The communication was atrocious," influential Republican Senator Tom Coburn said of the firings.
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Tom Coburn Source: Raw Story

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