What is incompetence

Incompetence (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

In | competence | Plural: In | comp | pe | ten | Zen
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈꞮnkɔmpəˌtɛnt͡s]
Word meaning / definition:
1) lack of skills and knowledge or authority, lack of competence
1) Inability, inability
Opposite words:
1) Competence
Application examples:
1) The new colleague is the incompetence in person. He can hardly do anything.
1) “Hamid was actually responsible for the navigation, but I noticed that the cartographer in Jacques was his obvious one incompetence could no longer watch. "
Nominative: singular incompetence; Plural Incompetence
Genitive: singular incompetence; Plural Incompetence
Dative: singular incompetence; Plural Incompetence
Accusative: singular incompetence; Plural Incompetence


  • Esperanto: 1) nekompetenco

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

In addition to the incompetence and irresponsibility of the ruling Tories, it is the Labor Party that embodies the collapse of British political culture.
sueddeutsche.de, January 13, 2019

Everyone is promoted until they reach their absolute incompetence has reached? The Maassen case does not confirm a perfidious rule. His transfer serves specific interests.
DIE ZEIT, September 20, 2018

At least ten people have already died. The authorities will do nothing and incompetence accused.
DiePresse.com, April 10, 2019

The political elites give a picture, which is often embarrassing, unworldly and incompetence can no longer be beaten.
Epoch Times, Jan. 30, 2019

At the end of 1939, the Red Army attacked Finland with overwhelming strength. But the invasion turned into a disaster. Stalin's purges in the officer corps and the incompetence of the political officers took revenge.
Welt.de, January 08, 2019

The operator is fed improper nutrition, incompetence and accused of neglect of animals. He rejects the allegations.
Saarbrücker Zeitung, January 13, 2020

While Economics Minister Hubert Aiwanger is in China, the FDP accuses him incompetence in front. The free voters are upset.
sueddeutsche.de, November 7, 2019

Obama accused the incumbent administration beyond that incompetence in the fight against the corona pandemic and the spread of false information.
stern.de, October 22, 2020

Many people tend to overestimate their knowledge and skills. That can have consequences - especially if you are your own incompetence not noticed.
WDR.de, June 02, 2020

Nobody could imagine how deadly those incompetence the corrupt government in Beirut is. Diana Hodali believes that it is not she who should clarify the cause of the disaster - an external investigation is necessary.
Deutsche Welle, August 7, 2020

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Thesaurus & synonyms

  • inability: the (innate) state of being incapable or incapable of something
  • Unsuitability
  • Inability: lack of ability

Another word (synonym) for incompetence - Source: OpenThesaurus

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "incompetence":

competence: Language ability Opposite words: Incompetence 3) Performance, use of language Superordinate concepts: 3) Communicative competence Subordinate concepts: 2) Competence-competence 3) Language competence Examples of use: 1) I doubt the competence of my ophthalmologist

incompetent: ... hold and let your self-esteem get smaller and smaller. "Derived words: Incompetent Translations English: incompetent French: incompétent ...

bungler: der Pfuscher: person who makes mistakes because of their incompetence 2) der Stümper Superordinate terms: 1) bungle (botch) Translations See translations at Pfuscher See translations at Stümper

Thesaurus: -enz: ... Indifference Indolence Indulgence Inefficiency Inexistence Inherence Incoherence Incompetence Incongruence Inconsistency Inconsistency Incontinence Insistence Insolence ...

Incompetence: ... IPA: [ˈɪnkɔmpəˌtɛnʦn̩] Grammatical features: nominative plural of the noun incompetence genitive plural of the noun incompetence dative plural of the noun ...

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