Definition of Incompetently

1. Adverb. In an incompetent manner. "He did the job rather incompetently"

Exact synonyms: Displaying Incompetence
Antonyms: Competently
Partainyms: Incompetent

Definition of Incompetently

1. adv. In an competent manner; inadequately; unsuitably.

Definition of Incompetently

1. Adverb. In an incompetent manner. ¹

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Definition of Incompetently

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Incompetently

incompatible blood transfusion reaction
incompetant cervix
incompetent cervical os
incompetent cervix
incompetent person
incompetently (current term)
incomplete abortion
incomplete achromatopsia
incomplete agglutinin
incomplete alexia
incomplete antibody
incomplete antigen
incomplete ascertainment
incomplete atrioventricular block

Literary usage of Incompetently

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1838)
"... was incompetently made hy directors who were under a disqualification, hy holding shares in a coal gas company ; and the Company, in the name of which ..."

2. From Comte to Benjamin Kidd: The Appeal to Biology Or Evolution for Human by Robert Mackintosh (1899)
"... basis — Opposes psychological hedonism — Healthily, but incompetently — Fitzjames Stephen's objection to it ; we cannot alter nature's forces! ..."

3. A Handbook of the Law of Defamation and Verbal Injury by Frank Towers Cooper (1894)
"... given to authorities regarded as one act; information incompetently given is not privileged ; information competently given does not lose its privilege; ..."

4. Report of the Case of the Forfar, &c. District of Burghs: Tried Before a by John Chetwynd Talbot (1831)
"... so that when you look at it, 1 have not the least doubt you'will find that the evidence on this point also is incompetently brought forward, ..."

5. Decisions of the Court of Session: From November 1825 to [20th July 1841] by John Tawse, F. Somerville, John Craigie, George Robinson, Scotland Court of Session, Charles Gordon Robertson, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Faculty of Advocates (Scotland) (1839)
"That the action was incompetently brought in name of the Oil Gas Company, ... That the calls sued for, or at least one of them, was incompetently made by ..."

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