unskillful

[ uhn-skil-fuhl ]
/ ʌnˈskɪl fəl /

adjective

not skillful; clumsy or bungling.

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Also especially British, un·skil·ful.

Origin of unskillful

1350–1400; 1555–65 for current sense; Middle English unskylful unreasonable. See un-1, skillful

SYNONYMS FOR unskillful

OTHER WORDS FROM unskillful

un·skill·ful·ly, adverbun·skill·ful·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unskilful

unskilful

US unskillful

/ (ʌnˈskɪlfʊl) /

adjective

lacking dexterity or proficiency
(often foll by in) obsolete ignorant (of)

Derived forms of unskilful

unskilfully or US unskillfully, adverbunskilfulness or US unskillfulness, noun
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