unskillful

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adjective un·skill·ful \-ˈskil-fəl\

Definition of unskillful

  1. :  not skillful :  lacking in skill or proficiency

unskillfully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

unskillfulness

noun

Examples of unskillful in a sentence

  1. <an unskillful editor can be worse than none at all>

  2. <some painfully unskillful playing by the band's guitarist>

1565

First Known Use of unskillful

1565


UNSKILLFUL Defined for Kids

unskillful

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adjective un·skill·ful \ˌən-ˈskil-fəl\

Definition of unskillful for Students

  1. :  not skillful :  not having skill

unskillfully

\-fə-lē\ adverb


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