What does unprofessional mean?

Definitions for unprofessionalˌʌn prəˈfɛʃ ə nl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unprofessional.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unprofessional(adj)

    not characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession

    "described in unprofessional language so that high school students could understand it"; "was censured for unprofessional conduct"; "unprofessional repairs"


  1. unprofessional(Adjective)

    unbecoming of a professional; hence inappropriate in the workplace

    unprofessional behavior

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unprofessional

    un-prō-fesh′un-al, adj. having no profession: beyond the limits of one's profession: contrary to the rules or the usual etiquette of a particular profession.—adv. Unprofes′sionally.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprofessional in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprofessional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ma Jianjun:

    To a very large extent he is half-lawyer, half-social activist. From a lawyer's perspective he is unprofessional, he's a controversial but impressive figure.

  2. Domingo Garcia:

    It is clear that Ruben had his hands in the air and was trying to comply with the officer, you could hear the officer’s rant and his unprofessional and disrespectful use of profanity.

  3. Kimberly Brown:

    Unprofessional conduct and corruption are rampant at various levels [in the justice system], as is a lack of sensitive and appropriate treatment of people with disabilities who report crimes performed against them.

  4. Navy Capt. Danny Hernandez:

    This unsafe and unprofessional air intercept has the potential to cause serious harm and injury to all aircrews involved, more importantly, the unsafe and unprofessional actions of a single pilot have the potential to unnecessarily escalate tensions between countries.

  5. Constable Dennis Gaas:

    I have seen the video and can only say that this is unacceptable and unprofessional conduct by these officers, officers are given the choice of giving a warning or issuing a citation for any violation they encounter during this event. Playing a game to see if a citation or warning is given does not fall under professional conduct. All officers were instructed during orientation to present a professional appearance and attitude.

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