Definition of unaccomplished in English:


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  • 1Showing little skill.

    ‘an unaccomplished poet’
    • ‘However, the oft-times champions struggled to come to terms with rather unaccomplished opponents, and they only scored twice in the opening 14 minutes.’
    • ‘He is an unaccomplished young cleric who has no chance to prosper through the normal channels of scholarly advancement.’
    • ‘He, too, has seen relatively unaccomplished academics present testimony on behalf of the Crown.’
    • ‘Also, humans are considered unaccomplished runners when compared to mammals such as pronghorn antelopes, which can sprint at 40 miles an hour (60 kilometers an hour) for several minutes.’
    • ‘It's frustrating because I think that people think that poor people are dumb or unaccomplished or something.’
    • ‘Consider the ‘tell’ of poker players, the anxious movements that betray an unaccomplished liar, and the seductive mannerisms of someone you know is interested in you before they speak.’
    • ‘Prior to his visit to France, Hume was unaccomplished and without a degree.’
    • ‘Feeling rather unaccomplished of herself, she walked back inside Merrywether's inn, and again almost collided with him.’
    • ‘Her ‘sisters’ in the same opera are similarly lackluster and technically unaccomplished.’
    • ‘The unaccomplished DV photography rarely enlightens our understanding of the characters.’
    • ‘Upon hearing Robin's life and crimes, they all laughed at him; they saw him as an unaccomplished criminal.’
    • ‘This is a singularly unaccomplished and unimportant man.’
    • ‘Now, when I arrived in unutterably chic Aix-en-Provence, I was a totally unaccomplished drinker.’
    • ‘Nor was it that I felt that they are unaccomplished musicians.’
    • ‘Have you ever felt really unaccomplished after meeting with friends you haven't seen in a long while?’
    • ‘How can I have so many talents yet feel that I am so unaccomplished?’
    • ‘No longer would a majority of unaccomplished rookies be paid more than accomplished veterans.’
    inexpert, unskilful, unskilled, without finesse, incompetent, incapable, talentless, amateur, amateurish, unqualified, untrained, dilettante, maladroit, blundering
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  • 2Not carried out.

    ‘If it's possible to go the moon, it must also be possible to accomplish any unaccomplished goal.’
    • ‘Within the marble-walled palace there is an aching sense of a mission unaccomplished.’
    • ‘I was about to leave, my planned interview with Commissioner Regis unaccomplished - he was out - when a furious woman marched in.’
    • ‘So if he believed his visit yesterday would be enough to quell major doubts about this issue, we must inform him that this was mission unaccomplished.’
    • ‘After a tussle and some screaming, he ran out, mission unaccomplished.’
    • ‘Looking back, there is little that I would now regard as incorrect, although much is incomplete and most of it has gone unaccomplished.’
    • ‘If this huge task remains unaccomplished, the change and transformation of local government will be seen as meaningless by our people’ said Tshwete.’
    • ‘It falls to Hockney and his supporters to dispose of traditional explanations and the numerous non-optical explanations for detailed effects in individual paintings - a task as yet unaccomplished.’
    • ‘It has freed the architect to create heretofore unaccomplished curvaceous form, and new service areas are emerging in the ‘information-age’ frontier marketplace.’
    • ‘Despite Morris's decision to make a budgetary commitment to the plastic arts concept, implementation of the concept remained undefined and unaccomplished for many more months.’
    • ‘Once the Blackburn Rovers boss began talking in terms of helping Cole achieve his one unaccomplished ambition, there was no going back for the 30-year-old.’
    • ‘In this materialistic age, such offsprings are rare who fulfil the will of their parents and complete their unaccomplished work without economical benefits.’
    • ‘It anticipates a different future, as yet unaccomplished, that will organize the peasant land in resistance to imperial threat.’
    • ‘So while many of the ideas driving this company are sound, their transmission to the show's viewers is often unaccomplished.’
    • ‘Led on by false promises and unaccomplished hopes, I lay down and fade away into oblivion.’
    • ‘The business we are in does not allow room for us to declare someone else's mission either accomplished or unaccomplished.’
    • ‘However, literacy for all – children, youth and adults - is still an unaccomplished goal and an ever moving target.’
    • ‘So for me Saving is an unaccomplished goal.’
    • ‘Encourage him or her to revisit the unaccomplished goal when he or she is ready.’
    • ‘The same support was given to emphasizing the need for social reform, presented as an unaccomplished goal of the revolution.’
    uncompleted, incomplete, unfinished, undone, half-done, unperformed, unexecuted, undeveloped, unfulfilled, neglected
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/ˌənəˈkämpliSHt/ /ˌənəˈkɑmplɪʃt/