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Synonyms for incompetence
ɪnˈkɒm pɪ tənsin·com·pe·tence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incompetence, incompetencynoun

    lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications

    Synonyms:
    incompetency

    Antonyms:
    competence, competency

  2. incompetencenoun

    inability of a part or organ to function properly

    Synonyms:
    incompetency

    Antonyms:
    competency, competence

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. incompetencenoun

    Synonyms:
    incapacity, inability

  2. incompetencenoun

    Synonyms:
    insufficiency, inadequacy

  3. incompetencenoun

    Synonyms:
    disqualification, unfitness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "incompetence":

    ineptitude, inability, jurisdiction, inadequacy, incapacity, impotence

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How to use incompetence in a sentence?

  1. Jason Johnson:

    I have been saying sort of tongue in cheek and very seriously, institutional racism actually works better than this, this is incompetence.

  2. Rick Scott:

    We've all seen the incompetence and irregularities in vote tabulations in Broward County and Palm Beach for years. Well, here we go again, i will not sit idly by while unethical liberals try to steal this election from the great people of Florida.

  3. Jamal Suleiman:

    We have reached this number of 400,000 deaths mainly because of the managerial incompetence of this government, led by the president.

  4. Jonah Goldberg:

    I think you can never rule out incompetence as an explanation for anything in Washington.

  5. Jeremy Hunt:

    For them and others it is incredibly upsetting to know that you did not receive an invitation for screening at the correct time and totally devastating to hear you may have lost or be about to lose a loved one because of administrative incompetence.

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