Competent and Unfit


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Competent adjective – Having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance.
Usage example: any competent mechanic should be able to fix that

Unfit is an antonym for competent.
Nearby Words: competence, compete, competently, competency, competing
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Unfit adjective – Lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job.
Usage example: just because I don't have actual work experience doesn't mean I'm unfit for the job

Competent is an antonym for unfit in not ready topic.
Nearby Word: unfitly
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people competent people unfit people
someone competent someone unfit someone
ruler competent ruler unfit ruler
king competent king unfit king
Other nouns: parent, anyone, individuals, members.

Both words in one sentence

  • Artistic License – Gun Safety Given the amount of Shown Their Work in the series, and that the other (competent) soldiers in Easy Company follow proper gun safety (such as it was back then), this is likely intentional, to further demonstrate that Sobel is unfit for command.
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Unfit and Competent. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 14, from
Competent & Unfit. N.p., 2016. Web. 14 Jun. 2021. <>.
Unfit or Competent. 2016. Accessed June 14, 2021.

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