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skilless

[skil-lis]
adjective
  1. skill-less.
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Related formsskil·less·ness, noun

skill-less

or skil·less

[skil-lis]
adjective
  1. without skill; unskilled or unskillful.
  2. Archaic.
    1. without knowledge; ignorant.
    2. (of things) done or made in a clumsy or unskilled manner.
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Origin of skill-less

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at skill1, -less
Related formsskill-less·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for skilless

Historical Examples

  • The great portion of labour is not skilled; the millions are and must be skilless, where strength alone is wanted.

    Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources

    James Wood