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incompetences, plural;
  1. Inability to do something successfully; ineptitude
    • - allegations of professional incompetence

  1. lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications
  2. inability of a part or organ to function properly
  3. (incompetent) someone who is not competent to take effective action
  4. (incompetent) legally not qualified or sufficient; "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"; "incompetent witnesses"
  5. (incompetent) bungling: showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"
  6. (incompetent) incapable: not meeting requirements; "unequal to the demands put upon him"
  7. 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. Inability to perform; lack of competence; ineptitude
  9. (incompetent) A person who is incompetent; Unskilled, lacking normally expected degree of ability; Unable to make rational decisions, insane or otherwise cognitively impaired
  10. (Incompetent) An individual who is unable to handle his own affairs by reason of some medical condition (e.g., insanity, Alzheimer's).
  11. (Incompetent) 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.
  12. (Incompetent) (+) lacking the ability, legal qualification or fitness to do something
  13. (Incompetent) A person without adequate ability or knowledge who is unable to manage his/her own affairs.
  14. (Incompetent) A person deemed by law incapable of managing his/her property.
  15. (INCOMPETENT) 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.
  16. (Incompetent) 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'.
  17. (Incompetent) Cervix: A weakened cervix that is incapable of holding the fetus within the uterus for the full nine months. Can be a cause of late miscarriage .
  18. (Incompetent) 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.
  19. (Incompetent) Reference to an individual who is no longer able to manage his/her personal and/or financial affairs due to mental deficiency.
  20. (Incompetent) The legal inability to perform certain tasks, due to mental incapacity or age
  21. (Incompetent) 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. ...
  22. (incompetent) Lacking the knowledge, ability or fitness necessary for effective action; unable to meet specified requirements; not legally qualified.
  23. Determined by a legal proceeding. Requires that the individual is incapable of handling assets and exercising certain legal rights.
  24. Used as a legal term to indicate the inability to manage one’s own affairs.
  25. Lacking required skills to adequately engage in research activities