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unskillful

adjective

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1 lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job
  • an unskillful editor can be worse than none at all

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The first known use of unskillful was in 1565

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“Unskillful.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/un-skillfulness. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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