inexpert

[ in-eks-purt, in-ik-spurt ]
/ ɪnˈɛks pɜrt, ˌɪn ɪkˈspɜrt /

adjective

not expert; unskilled.

Origin of inexpert

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word inexpertus. See in-3, expert

Related forms

in·ex·pert·ly, adverbin·ex·pert·ness, noun
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inexpert

/ (ɪnˈɛkspɜːt) /

adjective

not expert; unskilled or unskilful; inept

Derived Forms

inexpertly, adverbinexpertness, noun
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