Incompetence

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Incompetence is the inability to perform; lack of competence; ineptitude.

See also[edit]

  • Darwin Awards, a tongue-in-cheek "award" given to people whose incompetence results in their deaths or in some cases, loss of ability to reproduce.
  • Hanlon's razor, an adage: "Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity."
  • Peter principle, tendency for a person to rise to his or her level of incompetence
  • Dunning–Kruger effect, the tendency for incompetent people to grossly overestimate their skills