Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

amateurism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of amateurism

  1. a lack of the level of skill associated with an expert or professional <the new defense secretary proceeded to criticize the amateurism of the nation's war effort up to that point> Synonyms amateurishness, dilettantism, inexpertnessRelated Words inexperience, unpreparedness; clumsiness, crudeness, ham-handedness, heavy-handedness; inability, inaptitude, incompetence, incompetency, unskillfulnessNear Antonyms finish, polish; ability, adeptness, competence, proficiency, skill, skillfulness, talent, virtuosityAntonyms expertness, masterfulness, masterliness, professionalism




Learn More about amateurism


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up amateurism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).