In`com*pat"i*bly, adv. In an incompatible manner; inconsistently; incongruously.
In*com"pe*tency(?), } n. [Cf. F. incomptence.]
1. The quality or state of being incompetent; lack of physical, intellectual, or moral ability; lack of qualifications or training (for a particular task); insufficiency; inadequacy; as, the
incompetency of a child for hard labor, or of an idiot for intellectual efforts. "Some inherent incompetency."
Syn. -- incompetence.
2. (Law) Lack of competency or legal fitness; incapacity; disqualification, as of a person to be heard as a witness, or to act as a juror, or of a judge to try a cause.
Syn. -- Inability; insufficiency; inadequacy; disqualification; incapability; unfitness.
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