incompetency

  • 1incompetency — in·com·pe·ten·cy /in käm pə tən sē/ n: incompetence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. incompetency …

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  • 2incompetency — (n.) 1610s; see INCOMPETENCE (Cf. incompetence) …

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  • 3Incompetency — Incompetence In*com pe*tence, Incompetency In*com pe*tency, n. [Cf. F. incomp[ e]tence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being incompetent; lack of physical, intellectual, or moral ability; lack of qualifications or training (for a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4incompetency — Inefficiency; a lack of some requisite ability. Anno: 4 ALR3d 1095. Inadequacy or insufficiency, either physical or mental, as the incompetency of a child for hard labor or of an idiot for intellectual labor. Brandt v Godwin, 24 NYSE 305, 3 NYS… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5incompetency — incompetent ► ADJECTIVE 1) not sufficiently skilful to do something successfully. 2) Law not qualified to act in a particular capacity. ► NOUN ▪ an incompetent person. DERIVATIVES incompetence noun incompetency noun incompetently adverb …

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  • 6incompetency — noun Date: 1611 incompetence …

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  • 7incompetency — in·com·pe·ten·cy (ĭn kŏmʹpĭ tən sē) n. pl. in·com·pe·ten·cies Incompetence. * * * …

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  • 8incompetency — noun The condition of being incompetent …

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  • 9incompetency — in·com·pe·ten·cy ən sē n, pl cies INCOMPETENCE * * * in·com·pe·ten·cy (in komґpə tən″se) incompetence …

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  • 10incompetency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of ability or capacity: inability, incapability, incapacity, incompetence, powerlessness. See ABILITY …

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  • 11incompetency — n. inability; lack of skill or proficiency; not qualified according to the law (Law) …

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  • 12incompetency — n. See incompetence …

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  • 13incompetency — in·competency …

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  • 14incompetency — Lack of ability, knowledge, legal qualification, or fitness to discharge the required duty or professional obligation. A relative term which may be employed as meaning disqualification, inability or incapacity and it can refer to lack of legal… …

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  • 15incompetency — Lack of ability, knowledge, legal qualification, or fitness to discharge the required duty or professional obligation. A relative term which may be employed as meaning disqualification, inability or incapacity and it can refer to lack of legal… …

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  • 16incompetency — noun lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications • Syn: ↑incompetence • Ant: ↑competence (for: ↑incompetence) • Derivationally related forms: ↑incompetent, ↑ …

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  • 17incompetency proceeding — A proceeding for the determination of the competency or incompetency of a person for the purpose of determining whether the state may or should assume jurisdiction over his person or property, or for the purpose merely of giving public notice of… …

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  • 18incompetence, incompetency — 1. The quality of being incompetent or incapable of performing the allotted function, especially failure of cardiac or venous valves to close completely. 2. In forensic psychiatry, the inability to distinguish right from wrong or to manage one s… …

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  • 19mental incapacity; mental incompetency — Such is established when there is found to exist an essential privation of reasoning faculties, or when a person is incapable of understanding and acting with discretion in the ordinary affairs of life. See incapacity insanity …

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  • 20mental incapacity; mental incompetency — Such is established when there is found to exist an essential privation of reasoning faculties, or when a person is incapable of understanding and acting with discretion in the ordinary affairs of life. See incapacity insanity …

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