inexpert


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in·ex·pert

 (ĭn-ĕk′spûrt′, ĭn′ĭk-spûrt′)
adj.
Not expert; unskilled.

in·ex′pert′ly adv.
in·ex′pert′ness n.

inexpert

(ɪnˈɛkspɜːt)
adj
not expert; unskilled or unskilful; inept
inˈexpertly adv
inˈexpertness n

in•ex•pert

(ɪnˈɛks pɜrt, ˌɪn ɪkˈspɜrt)

adj.
not expert; unskilled.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
in•ex′pert•ly, adv.
in•ex′pert•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inexpert - lacking professional skill or expertiseinexpert - lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"
unprofessional - 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"

inexpert

inexpert

adjective
1. Lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results:
2. Lacking experience and the knowledge gained from it:
Translations
غَيْر خَبير
neodborný
ukyndig
nem hozzáértő
óreyndur; klaufalegur
be įgūdžiųneįgudęs
nemākulīgsneprasmīgs
acemitecrübesiz

inexpert

[ɪnˈekspɜːt] ADJinexperto, poco hábil

inexpert

[ˌɪnˈɛkspɜːrt] adj
[person] → maladroit(e); [work] → maladroit(e)

inexpert

adjunfachmännisch, laienhaft; treatment alsounsachgemäß; (= untrained)ungeübt; to be inexpert in somethingin etw (dat)ungeübt sein

inexpert

[ɪnˈɛkspɜːt] adj (attempt) → maldestro/a

inexpert

(inˈekspəːt) adjective
unskilled or clumsy. inexpert attempts at dressmaking.
inˈexpertly adverb
References in classic literature ?
This is the trappers' style of loading pack-horses; his men, however, were inexpert at adjusting the packs, which were prone to get loose and slip off, so that it was necessary to keep a rear-guard to assist in reloading.
Some were able-bodied, but inexpert; others were expert, but lazy; while a third class were expert and willing, but totally worn out, being broken-down veterans, incapable of toil.
'Mother,' said he, 'you are inexpert, my dear, and it is not a fair match.
Hurree Babu replied that he was no more than an inexpert dabbler in the mysteries; but at least - he thanked the Gods therefore - he knew when he sat in the presence of a master.
There was a stock of ladies' and gentlemen's bicycles in a state of disrepair that passes description, and these, the hiring stock, were let to unexacting and reckless people, inexpert in the things of this world, at a nominal rate of one shilling for the first hour and sixpence per hour afterwards.
Again for the benefit of the raw and inexpert, Gondwanaland or Gondwana is the name for the southern half of the Pangaean super-continent that existed some 300 million years ago.
Inexpert investors, afraid of missing out, jump in, which spikes the price even higher.
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They may prosper by incrementally moving the arena of decision to an overwhelmed, technically inexpert and politically malleable Congress, or to equally inexpert courtrooms, but the public would pay the price.
Former owners and managers of the insurers argue that if they receive compensation from the NBS, they would be able to pay off their debts to their clients.However, they are also being investigated by the police under the suspicion that they caused the bankruptcy by inexpert leadership of the company and suspicious transfers of property.
Lorenzo is a young man with rapidly-acquired skills as troubadour, scribe, eavesdropper, spy, willing but inexpert lover, unwilling but expert assassin.
To ACLED we say, as we have repeatedly conveyed to other foreign human rights organisations, we do not need lectures from inexpert foreign groups on how to run a nation," Panelo said.