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unskillful

[ uhn-skil-fuhl ]
/ ʌnˈskɪl fəl /
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adjective

not skillful; clumsy or bungling.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Also especially British, un·skil·ful .

Origin of unskillful

1350–1400; 1555–65 for current sense; Middle English unskylful unreasonable. See un-1, skillful
un·skill·ful·ly, adverbun·skill·ful·ness, noun
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