unworkmanlike


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unworkmanlike

(ʌnˈwɜːkmənlaɪk)
adj
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) not appropriate to or befitting a good workman
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Adj.1.unworkmanlike - not characteristic of or suitable for a good workmanunworkmanlike - not characteristic of or suitable for a good workman; "an unworkmanlike result"; "an unworkmanlike tool"
incompetent - not qualified or suited for a purpose; "an incompetent secret service"; "the filming was hopeless incompetent"
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unworkmanlike

adjective
Lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results:
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unworkmanlike

adj jobunfachmännisch
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"The contract damages were awarded to make Petersen whole for the unworkmanlike restoration.
Chancellor Bursell says in his findings that he visited the grave and considered that "both the photograph and crest were firmly stuck on but in a rather unworkmanlike manner." The Chancellor said that Mrs Dalby was aware of the rules, despite her protests that she thought it would be acceptable.
See id at 874-75 (arguing that the majority's decision rested on a finding that the state court's decision was '"incomplete and unworkmanlike,'--which all Members of the Court in Lawrence agreed was an illegitimate basis for a GVR.') (quoting Lawrence v.