incompetent


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totally incapable of doing a job

lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results

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someone who is not competent to take effective action

legally not qualified or sufficient

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not qualified or suited for a purpose

showing lack of skill or aptitude

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not doing a good job

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not meeting requirements

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Owens incompetent to stand trial, committed him to Bridgewater and continued his case to May 16 for further review.
Incompetent ministers were shifted, not sacked; he failed to infuse young blood into the council of ministers; and there was no attempt to bridge the governance and image deficit.
If the Westminster government is incompetent how does this make extra powers for the Welsh Assembly a bad idea?
But you need someone to ask that all-important question you don't want to ask, yourself: "How long do you want to remain an incompetent clown?
The boss said he didn't think he called the complainant incompetent or had harrassed him but was certainly unhappy with his performance.
Nelson says that though incompetent bosses may seem out of control, they actually behave in predictable ways.
The WG then hands out more of our money to incompetent councils who then give PS850k to clean up traveller sites the rest of us cannot use.
A pretrial detainee who was found incompetent to stand trial sought a review of an administrative order that permitted medical personnel to forcibly treat the detainee with antipsychotic medication.
Debate in the Belgian Senate at the end of 1997 led to a request that the committee analyze "life-terminating actions" for incompetent patients.
I find it incredible that a linesman can be so incompetent.
According to the report, 80% of teachers who missed work were absent due to mental illness, while 20% were absent due to distress related to their incompetent classroom leadership.
How the man could not see that I'll never know and I can't believe how incompetent he was," blasted Gregory.
Today, managers of collapsing telecom and energy trading companies are the incompetent ones.
And unlike the Criminally Incompetent, heroic PMs know what they are about--providing this country with the technical means necessary to ensure the interests of liberty and democracy around the world.
if we make it difficult or costly for employers to discharge incompetent or lazy people .