Definitions for unprofessionalˌʌn prəˈfɛʃ ə nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•pro•fes•sion•alˌʌn prəˈfɛʃ ə nl(adj.)

  1. not professional; not pertaining to or characteristic of a profession.

  2. at variance with professional standards or ethics:

    unprofessional conduct.

  3. not belonging to a profession; nonprofessional.

  4. not done with professional competence; amateurish.

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  5. (n.)a person who is not a professional; nonprofessional; amateur.

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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

Translations for unprofessional

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of a person's conduct) not according to the (usually moral) standards required in his profession

The doctor was dismissed from his post for unprofessional conduct.

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