HyperDic: unskilled

English > 3 senses of the word unskilled:
ADJECTIVEallunskillednot having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency / proficiency
allunskilled, amateurish, amateur, inexpertlacking professional skill or expertise
allunskilled, incompetentnot doing a good job
unskilled > pronunciation
Rhymesbilled ... unfulfilled: 16 rhymes with ihld...
English > unskilled: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency / proficiency.
  • "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"
  • "unskilled labor"
  • "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"
  • "unskilled workmanship"
Narrowerartlessshowing lack of art
botchy, butcherly, unskillfulpoorly done
bungled, botchedspoiled through incompetence or clumsiness
bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetentshowing lack of skill or aptitude
crude, roughnot carefully or expertly made
hopelessOf a person unable to do something skillfully
humble, menial, lowlyUsed of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
lubberlyclumsy and unskilled
out of practice, rustyimpaired in skill by neglect
semiskilledpossessing or requiring limited skills
weakDeficient or lacking in some skill
See alsoblue-collarOf or designating manual industrial work or workers
incompetentnot qualified or suited for a purpose
inexperienced, inexperientlacking practical experience or training
OppositeskilledHaving or showing or requiring special skill
English > unskilled: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking professional skill or expertise.
Example "an unskilled painting"
Synonymsamateurish, amateur, inexpert
Broaderunprofessionalnot characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession
Spanishamateur, inexperto
English > unskilled: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot doing a good job.
BroaderbadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
Spanishincompetente, inepte
Catalanincompetent, inepte

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