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Adjective
Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
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Lacking initiative or strength of character
Adjective
Lacking strength of character
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Having or showing laziness or negligence
Adjective
Not suitable or appropriate in the circumstances
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Made or done without previous thought or preparation
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Unable to defend oneself or to act without help
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Not having the power to influence people or events
Adjective
Not sufficient
Adjective
Not admissible, especially that cannot be admitted as evidence at a trial
Adjective
Not producing the desired effect
Adjective
Lacking knowledge or understanding
Adjective
(of a person) Having no good qualities
Adjective
Careless or untidy
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Not sensible or workable
Adjective
Not familiar with or used to
Adjective
Relating to or resembling farce, especially because of absurd or ridiculous aspects
Adjective
Lacking seriousness, depth, or influence
Noun
An incompetent or clumsy person
Noun
A person who does not succeed
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Someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
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A dishonest or careless person in business, especially an unqualified one
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Something that has failed
Noun
An idle worthless person
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