- not schooled, taught, or trained: Though unschooled, he had a grasp of the subject.
- not acquired or artificial; natural: an unschooled talent.
Origin of unschooled
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Examples from the Web for unschooled
Even the chefs—the younger, more intriguing ones, at least—seemed to be unschooled, unofficial, improvisational.Why Los Angeles Is the Best Food Town in America
November 16, 2013
Marie Duplessis arrived in Paris a penniless, unschooled young teenager.This Week’s Hot Reads: June 10, 2013
June 10, 2013
It does that for the unschooled, which philosophy does for Berkeley and Viasa.Nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unschooled ignorance is his lot and that of his descendants.
This matter is not to be decided by an appeal to unschooled nature.Medical Essays
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
They are as yet unschooled in international trade, banking and finance.The American Empire
For an unschooled man to accomplish what he had accomplished was beyond her experience.Bruce of the Circle A
- having received no training or schooling
- spontaneous; naturalunschooled talent
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Word Origin and History for unschooled
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