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incompetent

in kom puh tuhnt

  • n  someone who is not competent to take effective action
  • a  legally not qualified or sufficient
    incompetent witnesses
  • a  not qualified or suited for a purpose
    an incompetent secret service
    the filming was hopeless incompetent
  • s  showing lack of skill or aptitude
  • s  not doing a good job
    incompetent at chess
  • s  not meeting requirements

  • Eventually they go beyond their limits, become incompetent, and stop getting promoted.
  • I would never use so evasive an expression as "tolerance of the 'incompetent.
  • And while reliably conservative, AoS is no shill; last summer, the blog called President Bush "incompetent" and "embarrassingly dimwitted" and urged him to retire.
News & Articles

  • Man accused of scam ruled incompetent for trial
    A former hockey coach and lottery winner accused of bilking two elderly women out of their life savings was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after he was found incompetent to stand trial.
    June 12, 2013 - WMUR New Hampshire
  • Doctors: Oikos shooter mentally incompetent
    Doctors believe a man accused of murdering seven people at Oikos University is still mentally incompetent to stand trial.
    June 11, 2013 - KGO-TV Bay Area
  • Doctors say Oikos shooting suspect is still mentally incompetent
    Doctors believe a man accused of murdering seven people in a shooting rampage at Oakland's Oikos University in April 2012 is still mentally incompetent to stand trial, his lawyer told a judge Monday. One Goh, 44, didn't attend his brief hearing in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland because he's still being treated at Napa State Hospital, where he was sent earlier this year after a judge ...
    June 11, 2013 - KTVU
Quotes

  • Edward Markey in Al Jazeera
    Right from the beginning, BP was either lying or grossly incompetent,Markey told NBC's Meet the Press programme. "First they said it was only 1,000 barrels, then they said it was 5,000 barrels."
  • Tariq al-Hashemi in guardian.co.uk
    Iraqi troops across the board, they are insufficient, incompetent, and many of them corrupted,Mr Hashemi told CNN.
  • Hassan Nasrallah in International Herald Tribune
    Hezbollah's leader, Nasrallah, announced the protest in an address on national television Thursday, saying Saniora's government "has proven it is incompetent and has failed to fulfill its promises and achieve anything significant."

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