Skillful and Unskillful


Skillful adjective - Accomplished with trained ability.
Usage example: the ice skater performed a skillful and graceful series of jumps

Unskillful is an antonym for skillful in topics: clumsy, able.


Unskillful adjective - Lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job.
Usage example: an unskillful editor can be worse than none at all

Skillful is an antonym for unskillful in not skilled topic.

Nearby Word: unskilled
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