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Adjective
Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
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“Quarrels over succession, corrupt and incompetent administration, and revolts accelerated disintegration.”
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Very poor or bad in standard or quality
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Lacking initiative or strength of character
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Lacking strength of character
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Having or showing laziness, disregard or negligence
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Unable to defend oneself or to act without help
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Lacking knowledge or understanding
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Meager or little in amount
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Not admissible, especially that cannot be admitted as evidence at a trial
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Not sensible or workable
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Not familiar with or used to
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Relating to or resembling farce, especially because of absurd or ridiculous aspects
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Lacking seriousness, depth, or influence
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A person who is considered a failure or nonachiever
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Someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
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Someone who spends their time idling and doing nothing in particular
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