from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not qualified in legal terms: a defendant who was incompetent to stand trial.
- adj. Inadequate for or unsuited to a particular purpose or application.
- adj. Devoid of those qualities requisite for effective conduct or action.
- n. An incompetent person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unskilled, lacking normally expected degree of ability, Northern Victorian Irrigation Renewal Project like see ombudsmans report.
- adj. Unable to make rational decisions, insane or otherwise cognitively impaired.
- n. A person who is incompetent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not competent; wanting in adequate strength, power, capacity, means, qualifications, or the like; incapable; unable; inadequate; unfit.
- adj. Wanting the legal or constitutional qualifications; inadmissible
- adj. Not lying within one's competency, capacity, or authorized power; not permissible.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not competent; wanting ability or qualification; unable; incapable; inadequate.
- In law, not competent; not qualified; incapacitated.
- Synonyms Insufficient, unfit, disqualified.
- n. An incompetent person; one who is mentally or physically deficient.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not qualified or suited for a purpose
- adj. not doing a good job
- adj. legally not qualified or sufficient
- n. someone who is not competent to take effective action
- adj. showing lack of skill or aptitude
- adj. not meeting requirements
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