Definition of unskillfulness in English:



(mainly British unskilfulness)

See unskillful

‘When Nicholas Pryor from Nashville, Tennessee, wrote him about problems with his tin roof Jefferson speculated, ‘If your tin covering has failed, it must have been from unskilfulness.’’
  • ‘There is no apology for a man if he puts another in so dangerous and hazardous a situation by his treatment of him, that some degree of unskilfulness and mistaken treatment of himself may possibly accelerate the fatal catastrophe.’
  • ‘An error in judgment has long been distinguished from an act of unskilfulness or carelessness or due to lack of knowledge.’
  • ‘As they have never studied seriously, their unskilfulness betrays them at every turn.’
  • ‘The petitioners roundly charged the masons with unskilfulness in their work.’