- not skillful; clumsy or bungling.
Origin of unskillful
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Related Words for unskillfulamateurish, awkward, clumsy, gauche, inapt, inept, inexperienced, inexpert, maladroit, menial, unskilled, unartful
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Historical Examples of unskillful
In short, the conservatives were unfortunate, because they were unskillful and imprudent.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)
Phil, however, feared to trust the violin in unskillful hands.Phil the Fiddler
Horatio Alger, Jr.
The little man had such trouble to shape his unskillful lips to the words.Timar's Two Worlds
As a playwright he was, in fact, usually imitative and often unskillful.Tragedy
Ashley H. Thorndike
This prince was, in truth, the most unskillful archer in his whole kingdom.Voltaire's Romances