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Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully,
  1. Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
    • - a forgetful and utterly incompetent assistant
  2. Not qualified to act in a particular capacity
    • - the patient is deemed legally incompetent
  3. (esp. of a valve or sphincter) Not able to perform its function

  1. An incompetent person

  1. legally not qualified or sufficient; "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"; "incompetent witnesses"
  2. someone who is not competent to take effective action
  3. not qualified or suited for a purpose; "an incompetent secret service"; "the filming was hopeless incompetent"
  4. bungling: showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"
  5. not doing a good job; "incompetent at chess"
  6. incapable: not meeting requirements; "unequal to the demands put upon him"
  7. (Incompetence (book)) Incompetence is a dystopian comedy novel by Red Dwarf co-creator Rob Grant, first published in 2003 with the tag line is "Bad is the new Good". ...
  8. A person who is incompetent; Unskilled, lacking normally expected degree of ability; Unable to make rational decisions, insane or otherwise cognitively impaired
  9. (Incompetence) Used as a legal term to indicate the inability to manage one’s own affairs.
  10. (Incompetence) Determined by a legal proceeding. Requires that the individual is incapable of handling assets and exercising certain legal rights.
  11. (Incompetence) Lack of knowledge or skill in discharging professional obligations as an RN.
  12. (Incompetence) Lacking required skills to adequately engage in research activities
  13. (Incompetence) When a Defendant lacks sufficient ability to consult with his or her attorney with a reasonable degree of understanding, or lacks a rational or factual understanding of the proceedings against him or her, the Defendant may be found incompetent to stand trial. ...
  14. (incompetence) n. (legal) incapacidad
  15. A person who is legally incapable of managing his or her own business affairs. A person may be permanently or temporarily incompetent. A probate court usually decides if a person is incompetent or not. "Incompetent" is often used interchangeably with "incapacitated."
  16. Not capable, usually in the mental sense. When referring to a contract or will, a person who is not legally capable of signing and being bound to such a document.
  17. A person deemed by law incapable of managing his/her property.
  18. An individual who is unable to handle his own affairs by reason of some medical condition (e.g., insanity, Alzheimer's).
  19. One who is mentally incompetent, incapable; any person who, though not insane, is, by reason of old age, disease, weakness of mind, or any other cause, unable unassisted to properly manage and take care of himself or his property.
  20. The legal inability to perform certain tasks, due to mental incapacity or age
  21. A term used to refer to 'leakage' at a heart valve. The valve is incompetent if it fails to close effectively and does not prevent 'backflow'. The flow of blood backwards through a valve, which should be closed, is referred to as 'regurgitation' or 'incompetence'.
  22. (+) lacking the ability, legal qualification or fitness to do something
  23. Defined in California law as including all buildings, structures, fixtures, and fences erected on or affixed to the land, together with all fruit, nut-bearing, or ornamental trees and vines not of natural growth and not exempt from taxation, except date palms under eight years of age.
  24. These are socially inept individuals who desire the attentions of their targets, who do not reciprocate these feelings. They may display a sense of entitlement, believing their targets should feel flattered by their attentions. ...
  25. A person without adequate ability or knowledge who is unable to manage his/her own affairs.