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unschooled

[ uhn-skoold ]
/ ʌnˈskuld /
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adjective

not schooled, taught, or trained: Though unschooled, he had a grasp of the subject.
not acquired or artificial; natural: an unschooled talent.

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Origin of unschooled

First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + school1 + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for unschooled

unschooled
/ (ʌnˈskuːld) /

adjective

having received no training or schooling
spontaneous; naturalunschooled talent
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