an unskillful editor can be worse than none at all
some painfully unskillful playing by the band's guitarist
Recent Examples on the WebIt was intended to be a mockery of the way White people danced, though plantation owners often interpreted slaves' movements as unskillful attempts to be like them.
Scottie Andrew And Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 6 July 2020 As is often the case, Louie was unlucky — and also unskillful.
Frank Stewart, The Mercury News, 12 Mar. 2017
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