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inexpert

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2 lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job
  • the inexpert mechanic only made the problem worse—and charged me a fortune for doing it

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3 showing or marked by a lack of skill and tact (as in dealing with a situation)
  • well-meaning but inexpert expressions of sympathy from friends after the funeral

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inexpert

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Synonyms & Antonyms of inexpert (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who lacks experience and competence in an art or science
  • the shoddy tiling in the bathroom was a sure sign that it was the work of an inexpert

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“Inexpert.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inexpert. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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