unskilful

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unskilful

(ʌnˈskɪlfʊl) or

unskillful

adj
1. lacking dexterity or proficiency
2. (often foll by in) obsolete ignorant (of)
unˈskilfully, unˈskillfully adv
unˈskilfulness, unˈskillfulness n
Translations

unskilful

unskillful (US) [ˈʌnˈskɪlfʊl] ADJinexperto, desmañado

unskilful

, (US) unskillful
adj (= inexpert)ungeschickt; (= clumsy)unbeholfen
References in classic literature ?
At shearing time, wishing to take his fleece and to avoid expense, she sheared him herself, but used the shears so unskillfully that with the fleece she sheared the flesh.
That a news organization staffed with some of the best operational security experts in the business could handle such a valuable gift so unskillfully is baffling.
This is especially important not only for individuals but also for NPOs, NGOs, and other organizations designed to help large communities of people whose immediate needs mean they cannot afford any unskillfully wasted, or worse, harmful attempts, no matter how good the intention.
Therefore the question is raised--whether the Court in these cases proves that the law in this country is above all or perhaps it is unskillfully covered up of how greatly the lawful country is under the dictate of the government or one man.
He proposed the idea that when a motor skill is practiced, it is done so unskillfully at first and, then, with continued practice, the execution of the skill becomes easier as new neural connections between cerebellum nuclei and other neurons of the brain are reinforced.
He recounts them, incident by incident, so monotonously and unskillfully that the book could be begun in the middle" (1975, 192).
The opposition is miserable; not only is it ineffective in its opposition such that the AKP feels more responsible towards the citizenry, but the opposition also handles issues unskillfully.
Have you ever witnessed [Respondent] [commit an unsafe act, violate flying regulations, maneuver the aircraft unskillfully, etc.