Antonyms for unskillful

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In short, the conservatives were unfortunate, because they were unskillful and imprudent.

Phil, however, feared to trust the violin in unskillful hands.

The little man had such trouble to shape his unskillful lips to the words.

As a playwright he was, in fact, usually imitative and often unskillful.

This prince was, in truth, the most unskillful archer in his whole kingdom.

I preach in the simplest manner to the unskillful, and that giveth content to all.

She's nobody in particular, socially, and it will seem an unskillful thing to have asked her—and then she has ideas.

Such hid treasure should find the light, even though quarried by unskillful hands.

Thus we see that unskillful endeavours to solve difficulties, only raise fresh ones, and make confusion worse confounded.

Noted pictures were spoken of as having lost their charm through an unskillful cleaner.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "foolish," from un- (1) "not" + skillful. Meaning "inexpert" is from 1560s. Related: Unskillfully.

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