Incompetent: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Hypernym Topic
incompetent 2 Someone who is not competent to take effective action No Data Noun No Data No Data unskilled person No Data
fumbling 1 Showing lack of skill or aptitude a bungling workman, did a clumsy job, his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf Adjective unskilled No Data No Data No Data
incompetent person 0 Someone who is not competent to take effective action No Data Noun No Data No Data unskilled person No Data
incompetent 0 Legally not qualified or sufficient a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband, incompetent witnesses Adjective No Data competent No Data law
unqualified 0 Legally not qualified or sufficient a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband, incompetent witnesses Adjective No Data No Data No Data law
incompetent 0 Not qualified or suited for a purpose an incompetent secret service, the filming was hopeless incompetent Adjective feckless, ineffective, unworkmanlike competent No Data No Data
bungling 0 Showing lack of skill or aptitude a bungling workman, did a clumsy job, his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf Adjective unskilled No Data No Data No Data
clumsy 0 Showing lack of skill or aptitude a bungling workman, did a clumsy job, his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf Adjective unskilled No Data No Data No Data
incompetent 0 Showing lack of skill or aptitude a bungling workman, did a clumsy job, his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf Adjective unskilled No Data No Data No Data
incompetent 0 Not doing a good job incompetent at chess Adjective bad No Data No Data No Data
unskilled 0 Not doing a good job incompetent at chess Adjective bad No Data No Data No Data
incapable 0 Not meeting requirements unequal to the demands put upon him Adjective inadequate No Data No Data No Data
incompetent 0 Not meeting requirements unequal to the demands put upon him Adjective inadequate No Data No Data No Data
unequal to 0 Not meeting requirements unequal to the demands put upon him Adjective inadequate No Data No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Incompetent" have?

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The word "Incompetent" has 14 meanings. The most frequent meaning is incompetent.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Incompetent"?

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The word "Incompetent" has 8 hyponyms which are: bootblack, grunt, hack, ignoramus, incompetent, novice, ragpicker, tinkerer.

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Is the word "Incompetent" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Incompetent" has a maximum frequency of 2.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Incompetent"?

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The word "Incompetent" has 6 synonyms which are: unskilled, feckless, ineffective, unworkmanlike, bad, inadequate.

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