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Definition of "incompetence" []

  • The quality or state of being incompetent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incompetence" in a sentence
  • "The only reason that this incompetence is allowed is by the administrations distractions and the media love affair with Mr. Obama."
  • "Two retired generals today blasted Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for what they call incompetence and bad leadership."
  • "The letter added: Sorry, but the word 'incompetence' comes to mind for those responsible for this blunder."