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amateurishness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of amateurishness

  1. a lack of the level of skill associated with an expert or professional <I was surprised at the amateurishness of the dance presentation, considering it was put on by supposed professionals> Synonyms amateurism, dilettantism, inexpertness Related Words inexperience, unpreparedness; clumsiness, crudeness, ham-handedness, heavy-handedness; inability, inaptitude, incompetence, incompetency, unskillfulness Near Antonyms finish, polish; ability, adeptness, competence, proficiency, skill, skillfulness, talent, virtuosity Antonyms expertness, masterfulness, masterliness, professionalism




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