What does unskilled mean?

Definitions for unskilledʌnˈskɪld

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unskilled(adj)

    not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency

    "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"

  2. amateurish, amateur, inexpert, unskilled(adj)

    lacking professional skill or expertise

    "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"

  3. incompetent, unskilled(adj)

    not doing a good job

    "incompetent at chess"


  1. unskilled(Adjective)

    Of a person or workforce: not having a skill or technical training.

  2. unskilled(Adjective)

    Of a job: not requiring skill or training.

  3. unskilled(Adjective)

    Of a made object: inexpertly made or showing a lack of skill.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unskilled in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unskilled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brooks Atkinson:

    Don't condescend to unskilled labor. Try it for half a day first.

  2. John Anthony Ciardi:

    Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.

  3. Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun:

    The best computer is a man, and it's the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.

  4. Guo Jifeng:

    I focus on unskilled workers... If you were working in a state-owned enterprise, you now have no other options.

  5. Wernher von Braun:

    Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.

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