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Synonyms of 'unskilled'

(adjective) 
Definition
not having or requiring any special skill or training
Most of those who left the province to work abroad were unskilled.
Synonyms
unprofessional
He rubbished his team for another unprofessional performance.
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inexperienced
They are inexperienced when it comes to decorating.
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untrained
It is nonsense to say we have untrained staff dealing with emergencies.
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amateurish
All the paintings were cheap and amateurish.
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cowboy (informal)
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untalented
Opposites
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tasty (British, informal)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of amateurish
All the paintings were cheap and amateurish.
in the sense of inexperienced
Definition
having no knowledge or experience of a particular situation, activity, etc.
They are inexperienced when it comes to decorating.
Synonyms
new,
raw,
unschooled,
wet behind the ears (informal),
unacquainted,
unseasoned,
unpractised,
unversed,
in the sense of untrained
Definition
without formal or adequate training or education
It is nonsense to say we have untrained staff dealing with emergencies.
Synonyms
raw,
unschooled,
unpractised,
untaught

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