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dilettantism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dilettantism

  1. a lack of the level of skill associated with an expert or professional <no charge of dilettantism could ever be leveled at English physicist Henry Cavendish, whose immense wealth allowed him to devote his life to scientific pursuits> Synonyms amateurism, amateurishness, 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




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