- not trained or skilled; inexpert: an unpracticed actor.
- not practiced; not usually or generally used or done; not put into effect.
Also especially British, un·prac·tised.
Origin of unpracticed
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Examples from the Web for unpractised
He is a man of wit and gallantry—I am unpractised in the ways of the world.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
Even to her unpractised eye it was less serious than at first appeared.Snow-Bound at Eagle's
It was not by unpractised persons that they were purchased at the national expense.The Clyde Mystery
No wonder there was fear in the hearts of the hunters, unpractised as some of them were.The Bush Boys
Captain Mayne Reid
Their unpractised powers were unable to follow the course of his thoughts.An Egyptian Princess, Complete
- without skill, training, or experience
- not used or done often or repeatedly
- not yet tested
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Word Origin and History for unpractised
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