Example sentences for: incompetence

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

  • Howard described the bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade as "an act of gross incompetence."

  • In other areas, like housing, it is notorious for failing to tap federal funds for which it is eligible, through sheer incompetence.

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

  • 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 weightiest British opponent of the war remains the Times ' op-ed columnist Simon Jenkins, who, writing from the United States Friday, said that "the misreading of Mr Milosevic by Nato deserves to rank with Gallipoli and Pearl Harbor in the annals of military incompetence."


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