Definition and Meanings for incompetent
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Part of Speech of incompetent
Etymology of incompetent
Meaning of incompetent
- not competent; wanting in adequate strength, power, capacity, means, qualifications, or the like; incapable; unable; inadequate; unfit.
- wanting the legal or constitutional qualifications; inadmissible; as, a person professedly wanting in religious belief is an incompetent witness in a court of law or equity; incompetent evidence; a mentally defective person is incompetent to care for himself and requires a legal guardian.
- not lying within one's competency, capacity, or authorized power; not permissible.