Example sentences for: incompetence

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

  • The regular season and playoffs have eliminated more quixotic teams: The Donald Trump-like Baltimore Orioles, willing to spend endless millions to prove their incompetence; the Alan Keyesian Chicago Cubs, hopeless but mesmerizing; the Reform Partyesque Boston Red Sox, erratic, crazy, but with just enough brilliance to be dangerous.

  • Extensive bone marrow infiltration with cancer cells and anticancer therapy lead to immune incompetence in children with cancer [ 1 2 ] . Since the prognosis and overall survival of children with cancer have dramatically improved during past 30 years [ 3 ] , problems remain related to infections, mainly during leukopenic periods [ 3 4 5 ] . Causal pathogens of febrile neutropenia (FN), most frequently bacterial or fungal, are identified and confirmed by culture in 25-35% of the cases [ 3 6 ] . In other 15-25% of patients with FN, bacterial or fungal pathogens are suspected clinically.

  • The medical community emphasized that "the number one cause of medical mistakes is not incompetence but confusion."

  • In Japan, Asahi Shimbun painted a picture of great confusion and official incompetence, prominently reporting the government's admission that it reacted too slowly and that there wasn't enough staff at the site to handle the crisis.

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


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