[ uhn-prak-tist ]
/ ʌnˈpræk tɪst /


not trained or skilled; inexpert: an unpracticed actor.
not practiced; not usually or generally used or done; not put into effect.

Nearby words

  1. unpolluted,
  2. unpopular,
  3. unposed,
  4. unpracticable,
  5. unpractical,
  6. unpractised,
  7. unprecedented,
  8. unpredictable,
  9. unprejudiced,
  10. unpremeditated

Also especially British, un·prac·tised.

Origin of unpracticed

First recorded in 1530–40; un-1 + practiced

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Word Origin and History for unpracticed



1550s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of practice (v.).

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