The impression was that Murray either lied about finding Jackson with a pulse or was an incompetent doctor.
When Pew asked them to describe him in a word earlier this year, the second most popular answer was “incompetent.”
Republicans maintain that it will only get better when an incompetent executive leaves the Oval Office.
Has Don Draper met his match in his cranky, incompetent new secretary?
Had Sarah Palin made such an ignorant comment, she would have been mocked as an incompetent.
Without this general clause, it were easy to suppose cases, wherein a particular clause might be incompetent to its own purpose.
If she was incompetent I wasn't bound to keep her just because she'd had a baby.
It was, however, just like the imitation of old works we so often see from incompetent hands at the present day.
In fact, he felt like a jelly fish save that he was twice as incompetent.
He concluded that the King was again swayed by his incompetent followers, and declined to see him.
1610s, "insufficient," from French incompétent, from Late Latin incompetentem (nominative incompetens) "insufficient," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Latin competentem (see competent). Sense of "lacking qualification or ability" first recorded 1630s. The noun meaning "incompetent person" is from 1866. Related: Incompetently.
incompetent in·com·pe·tent (ĭn-kŏm'pĭ-tənt)
Inadequate for or unsuited to a particular purpose or application.
Incapable of proper functioning.
Not qualified in legal terms.