unskillful

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

Definition of unskillful

: not skillful : lacking in skill or proficiency

unskillfully

play \ˌən-ˈskil-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

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First Known Use of unskillful

1565


UNSKILLFUL Defined for Kids

unskillful

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

Definition of unskillful for Students

: not skillful : not having skill

unskillfully

\-fə-lē\ adverb


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