Example sentences for: incompetent

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

  • Despite Reno's assertion that the pyrotechnics almost certainly did not cause the Waco fire, the commentariat thinks her admission hurts the government's credibility and demonstrates that Reno is honest but clueless, bordering on incompetent (Steve Roberts and Susan Page, of CNN's Late Edition ; Mark Shields and Margaret Carlson, of CNN's Capitol Gang ; and Fox News Sunday's Brit Hume).

  • An individual, situation or state without any redeeming features; hopeless, incompetent, utterly worthless: I'm NFG before my coffee in the morning.

  • When the balloonist yells perfectly reasonable instructions to his would-be helpers in the field, they all ignore him because he appears incompetent.

  • Can you imagine what we could have done with two mill at TNR or The Nation ? The thing about the right-wing conspiracy is that, like most conspiracies, it's both paranoid and incompetent.

  • Episodes recorded in Kinski Uncut fall into four categories: 1) sexual encounters with hundreds of women, beautiful and ugly, young and old, in a grotesque pornographic idiom that excludes sensual pleasure; 2) Céline-esque voyages of degradation and misery, often involving vomit, excrement, and delirium; 3) excoriations of incompetent directors, producers, writers, actors, journalists, and generally, all individuals who are not Kinski; 4) bouts of self-righteousness mixed with intense self-loathing.


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