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unskilled

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unskilled

  1. 1 lacking or showing a lack of expert skill an unskilled handling of the facial features in the portrait explains why it is attributed to “school of Velázquez” and not to the master himself Synonyms of unskilled amateur, dilettante, dilettantish, inexperienced, inexpert, jackleg, nonprofessional, unprofessional, amateurish, unskillfulWords Related to unskilled curbstone, self-taught, uninitiated, unprepared, unqualified, unschooled, untaught, untrained, untutored; awkward, clumsy, ham-fisted, ham-handed, heavy-handed; crude, defective, faulty, flawed, primitive, unfinished, unpolished; beginning, entry-level, fresh, green, new, raw, unseasoned, untested, untried, would-be; incapable, incompetent, talentless, unable, unfit, ungifted, untalentedNear Antonyms of unskilled able, accomplished, capable, competent, dexterous (also dextrous), gifted, habile, handsome, proficient, skilled, skillful, talented; experienced, practiced (also practised), seasoned, veteran; educated, fitted, initiated, knowledgeable, prepared, qualified, schooled, taught, trained, tutored, versed; all-around (also all-round), ambidextrous, versatile, well-rounded; finished, polished, slickAntonyms of unskilled ace, adept, consummate, crackerjack, expert, master, masterful, masterly, professional, virtuosic, virtuoso

  2. 2 lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job hired unskilled workers because they would work for lower wages Synonyms of unskilled inapt, incapable, inept, inexpert, unable, unfit, unfitted, unqualified, incompetent, unskillfulWords Related to unskilled ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; amateurish, callow, dilettantish, green, inexperienced, raw, unprofessional; unequipped, unprepared, untrained; useless, worthless; disqualified, ineligible; wantingNear Antonyms of unskilled prepared, ready, trained; overqualified; accomplished, ace, adept, consummate, crack, experienced, practiced (also practised), seasoned, veteran, virtuoso; all-around (also all-round), protean, versatileAntonyms of unskilled able, capable, competent, expert, fit, qualified, skilled, skillful, ultracompetent



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