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inexpert

[in-eks-purt, in-ik-spurt] /ɪnˈɛks pɜrt, ˌɪn ɪkˈspɜrt/
adjective
1.
not expert; unskilled.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin inexpertus. See in-3, expert
Related forms
inexpertly, adverb
inexpertness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for in-expert

inexpert

/ɪnˈɛkspɜːt/
adjective
1.
not expert; unskilled or unskilful; inept
Derived Forms
inexpertly, adverb
inexpertness, noun
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Word Origin and History for in-expert

inexpert

adj.

mid-15c., from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + expert (adj.), or else from Old French inexpert, from Latin inexpertus "without experience, unpracticed." Related: Inexpertly.

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