incompetent

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incompetent

1. Law not legally qualified
2. (of rock strata, folds, etc.) yielding readily to pressure so as to undergo structural deformation
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The only thing is to prepare ourselves for changes," said Sighs, who had conducted the fifth form for five and twenty years with unparalleled incompetence.
I recalled the hopeless circumstances by which she had been surrounded in the miserable little shop and the miserable little noisy evening school, with that miserable old bundle of incompetence always to be dragged and shouldered.
Macey, in deep disgust at the farrier's crass incompetence to apprehend the conditions of ghostly phenomena.