Incompetence and Talent


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Incompetence noun – The lack of sufficient ability, power, or means.
Usage example: the astounding incompetence of the new assistant

Talent is an antonym for incompetence.
Nearby Words: incompetent, incompetently
Antonyms for Incompetence


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Talent noun – A special and usually inborn ability.
Incompetence is an antonym for talent in ability topic.
Nearby Words: talented, talentless
Antonyms for Talent
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pure pure incompetence pure talent
natural natural incompetence natural talent
considerable considerable incompetence considerable talent
true true incompetence true talent
Other adjectives: genuine, sheer, obvious, raw, actual, real, massive, serious, remarkable, incredible, military, amazing, scientific, comedic.
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