Un*skill"ful (?), a. [Spelt also unskilful.]

1.

Not skillful; inexperienced; awkward; bungling; as, an unskillful surgeon or mechanic; an unskillful logician.

2.

Lacking discernment; injudicious; ignorant.

Though it make the unskillful laugh, can not but make the judicious grieve. Shak.

-- Un*skill"ful*ly, adv. -- Un*skill"ful*ness, n.

 

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