unskilled

Definitions of unskilled
  1. adjective
    not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    unskilled in the art of rhetoric”
    unskilled labor”
    “workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities”
    unskilled workmanship”
    Synonyms:
    incompetent
    not qualified or suited for a purpose
    inexperienced, inexperient
    lacking practical experience or training
    artless
    showing lack of art
    botchy, butcherly, unskillful
    poorly done
    botched, bungled
    spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness
    bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetent
    showing lack of skill or aptitude
    crude, rough
    not carefully or expertly made
    hopeless
    of a person unable to do something skillfully
    humble, lowly, menial
    used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
    lubberly
    clumsy and unskilled
    out of practice, rusty
    impaired in skill by neglect
    semiskilled
    possessing or requiring limited skills
    weak
    deficient or lacking in some skill
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    Antonyms:
    skilled
    having or showing or requiring special skill
    competent
    properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient
    experienced, experient
    having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
    accomplished, complete
    highly skilled
    adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skilful, skillful
    having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    arch
    expert in skulduggery
    ball-hawking
    used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit
    consummate, masterful, masterly, virtuoso
    having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
    delicate
    marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
    hot
    performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy
    mean
    excellent
    sure-handed
    proficient and confident in performance
    expert, technical
    of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood
    versatile
    competent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another
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  2. adjective
    lacking professional skill or expertise
    “an unskilled painting”
    synonyms: amateur, amateurish, inexpert
    unprofessional
    not characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession
  3. adjective
    not doing a good job
    synonyms: incompetent
    bad
    having undesirable or negative qualities
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