What is the opposite of capable?

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(incompetent) Opposite of having the required skills for a given task
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“Recruitment of incompetent staff can end up costing companies dearly.”
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(amateurish) Opposite of having the required skills for a given task
“It was an amateurish performance that was rather forgettable.”
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Opposite of intellectually adept
“She wrongly considers herself a stupid student, which is affecting her confidence and, as a consequence, her grades.”
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Opposite of showing great dexterity or skill
“The bear was big and frightening, but his clumsy movements made people laugh.”
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Opposite of denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
“Leaders who do not look after the interests of their followers are not only unethical but ineffective.”
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Opposite of of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
“Nitrate moving downward may pollute groundwater and well water, thus making it unsuitable for human use.”
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Opposite of having a sound, strong body
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Opposite of having or showing initiative and resourcefulness
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Opposite of having a persuasive effect
“The speaker's words were highly uncompelling in motivating the crowd to take action.”
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Opposite of trusting to one's own powers or judgment
Adjective
Opposite of capable of being cured
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