English adjective: unskilled
|1.||unskilled not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency|
|Samples||Unskilled in the art of rhetoric.|
An enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber.
Workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities.
|Similar||artless, botched, botchy, bungled, bungling, butcherly, clumsy, crude, fumbling, hopeless, humble, incompetent, lowly, lubberly, menial, out of practice, rough, rusty, semiskilled, unskillful, weak|
|See also||incompetent, inexperienced, inexperient|
|2.||unskilled lacking professional skill or expertise|
|Samples||A very amateurish job.|
Inexpert but conscientious efforts.
An unskilled painting.
|Synonyms||amateur, amateurish, inexpert|
|3.||unskilled not doing a good job|
|Samples||Incompetent at chess.|