as in amateurishness
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

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“Amateurism.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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