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.
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.