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Incompetent synonyms

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Exhibiting a lack of skill; inexpert:
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  1. Exhibiting a lack of skill; inexpert:
  2. Requiring or using no special skill or training
  3. Of a made object: inexpertly made or showing a lack of skill.
Lacking the necessary ability, competence, strength, etc.
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  1. Lacking the necessary ability, competence, strength, etc.
  2. Lacking the necessary ability, capacity, or power:
  3. Not meeting the requirements necessary for proper legal functioning:
Not producing the intended result; ineffective:
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  1. Not producing the intended result; ineffective:
  2. Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workers; an inefficient administrator.
  3. Not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures.
Lacking or showing a lack of skill or competence; bungling or clumsy:
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  1. Lacking or showing a lack of skill or competence; bungling or clumsy:
  2. Showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason; inappropriate or foolish:
  3. Not suitable to the purpose; unfit
Unskilled; inexpert.
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  1. Unskilled; inexpert.
  2. (Obsolete) Ignorant.
  3. Not skillful; having little or no skill or dexterity; awkward
Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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  1. Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
  2. Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
  3. Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
Not meeting requirements; not suitable or qualified
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  1. Not meeting requirements; not suitable or qualified
  2. (Biology) Unable to survive or produce viable offspring in a particular environment.
  3. In products law, not qualified or unsuitable for a particular use or purpose. In products law, not qualified or unsuitable for a particular use or purpose.
Not modified by conditions or reservations; absolute:
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  1. Not modified by conditions or reservations; absolute:
  2. Not elaborated upon, undescribed.
  3. Lacking the necessary or desirable qualifications; not fit
Not expert; unskilled.
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  1. Not expert; unskilled.
Not producing the desired effect:
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  1. Not producing the desired effect:
  2. Not effectual; not producing or not able to produce the desired effect
  3. Lacking forcefulness or effectiveness; inadequate or incompetent:
Not appropriate:
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Lacking training, not having been instructed in something.
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  1. Lacking training, not having been instructed in something.
Marked by a lack of adroitness; inept.
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  1. Marked by a lack of adroitness; inept.
  2. Inept; clumsy; awkward; not adroit
Not handy; inconvenient or inaccessible
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  1. Not handy; inconvenient or inaccessible
  2. Lacking manual skill or dexterity.
  3. Difficult to handle or manage; unwieldy.
  1. Awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous
  2. Awkwardly shaped or made; ill-constructed
  3. Awkward or inefficient in use or construction, difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
Marked by or causing embarrassment or discomfort:
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  1. Marked by or causing embarrassment or discomfort:
  2. Difficult to effect; uncomfortable:
  3. Inconvenient to use; hard to handle; unwieldy
Not having been initiated.
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  1. Not having been initiated.
  2. Not knowledgeable or skilled; inexperienced.
  3. Of a person, not having the special knowledge of a particular group.
Not finished, covered, or coated:
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  1. Not finished, covered, or coated:
  2. Not having been subjected to adjustment, treatment, or analysis:
  3. Inexperienced or untrained:
Not experienced; lacking knowledge or experience; green.
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  1. Not experienced; lacking knowledge or experience; green.
Characteristic of an amateur; not professional.
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  1. Characteristic of an amateur; not professional.
  2. Like an amateur; inexpert; unskillful
Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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  1. Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
  2. Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
  3. Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
Not capable
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  1. Not capable
  2. Not meeting the requirements necessary for proper legal functioning:
  3. Unable to perform adequately; incompetent:
Having unbalanced sides or parts; asymmetric.
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  1. Having unbalanced sides or parts; asymmetric.
  2. Not equal or adequate
  3. Consisting of ill-matched opponents:
In products law, not qualified or unsuitable for a particular use or purpose. In products law, not qualified or unsuitable for a particular use or purpose.
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  1. In products law, not qualified or unsuitable for a particular use or purpose. In products law, not qualified or unsuitable for a particular use or purpose.
  2. Below the required standard; unqualified:
  3. (Biology) Unable to survive or produce viable offspring in a particular environment.
Not limited or modified; absolute
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  1. Not limited or modified; absolute
  2. Lacking the necessary or desirable qualifications; not fit
  3. Not modified by conditions or reservations; absolute:
Lacking the necessary power, authority, or means; not able; incapable:
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  1. Lacking the necessary power, authority, or means; not able; incapable:
  2. Not able; lacking a certain ability.
  3. Lacking mental or physical capability or efficiency; incompetent:
Below the required standard; unqualified:
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  1. Below the required standard; unqualified:
  2. Not fit; not having the correct requirements.
  3. (Biology) Unable to survive or produce viable offspring in a particular environment.
Not limited or modified; absolute
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  1. Not limited or modified; absolute
  2. Lacking the proper or required qualifications:
  3. Lacking the necessary or desirable qualifications; not fit
Inept:
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  1. Inept:
  2. Not apt; not suitable; inappropriate
  3. Unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept.
Lacking the necessary ability, capacity, or power:
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  1. Lacking the necessary ability, capacity, or power:
  2. Not capable
  3. Unable to perform adequately; incompetent:
Lacking the necessary ability; unskilled; incompetent
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  1. Lacking the necessary ability; unskilled; incompetent
  2. Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workers; an inefficient administrator.
  3. Lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; incompetent:
Showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason; inappropriate or foolish:
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  1. Showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason; inappropriate or foolish:
  2. Lacking or showing a lack of skill or competence; bungling or clumsy:
  3. Inefficient
Not expert; unskilled.
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  1. Not expert; unskilled.
Exhibiting a lack of skill; inexpert:
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  1. Exhibiting a lack of skill; inexpert:
  2. Requiring no training or skill:
  3. Of a made object: inexpertly made or showing a lack of skill.
Not skillful; having little or no skill or dexterity; awkward
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  1. Not skillful; having little or no skill or dexterity; awkward
  2. (Obsolete) Ignorant.
  3. Unskilled; inexpert.
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