Example sentences for: incompetence

How can you use “incompetence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Even Graham's earliest confessions of incompetence are refuted by her father's transparent scheme to groom her for some top slot at the Post . After she graduates from the University of Chicago, he arranges a job for her as a reporter at the San Francisco News , and afterward hires her as a Post editorial writer.

  • Plagued by corruption and incompetence, and drained of manpower and ships by such adventurism as the dispatch of the ill-fated Armada against England in 1588, Spain was unable to defend her expansive interests.

  • The early incompetence of the Gore campaign forced the candidate to eschew his ambivalence about politicking and come "to terms with his outer politician."

  • A 1993 General Accounting Office report showed the breadth of incompetence in financial-aid administration--between 1982 and 1992, 43,519 ineligible students received subsidized loans.

  • Meanwhile, appellate lawyer Alan Dershowitz predicted McVeigh will fire his attorneys and base his appeal on their incompetence.


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