unpracticed

[uhn-prak-tist]
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adjective
  1. not trained or skilled; inexpert: an unpracticed actor.
  2. not practiced; not usually or generally used or done; not put into effect.
Also especially British, un·prac·tised.

Origin of unpracticed

First recorded in 1530–40; un-1 + practiced
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Contemporary Examples of unpracticed

  • To this unpracticed eye, at least from the photos, the statues are at once sexually explicit and wretchedly unsexy.

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    The Prince and the Porn

    Lloyd Grove

    November 3, 2010

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Word Origin and History for unpracticed
adj.

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

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