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skill-less

or skil·less

[ skil-lis ]
/ ˈskɪl lɪs /
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adjective

without skill; unskilled or unskillful.
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

OTHER WORDS FROM skill-less

skill-less·ness, noun
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