What are the opposite words for competence?

Antonyms for the word competence refer to either a lack of ability or skills, or to negative characteristics such as incompetence, inadequacy or incapability. Ineptitude and incompetence represent an absence of the necessary skills and knowledge required to complete a task successfully. Inexperience refers to a lack of familiarity with a particular subject or skill. Impracticality implies an inability to apply theoretical knowledge or skills in a practical manner. Negligence refers to carelessness or lackadaisical attitude leading to poor outcomes. Related antonyms include inefficiency, incapability, unfitness, failure and inability. Opposites of competence may be used in negative or critical contexts, whereas synonyms may also be used in positive or descriptive contexts.

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bi lateral
multilateral, unilateral, detached.