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unpracticed

[uhn-prak-tist] /ʌnˈpræk tɪst/
adjective
1.
not trained or skilled; inexpert:
an unpracticed actor.
2.
not practiced; not usually or generally used or done; not put into effect.
Also, especially British, unpractised.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; un-1 + practiced
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Examples for unpracticed
  • And then he would bound up, holding his victory cigar at an awkward, unpracticed angle.
  • unpracticed writers replace the task of revising with editing.
  • They are also unpracticed in how to contact employers and in how to best present themselves.
  • Also, because major emergencies occur infrequently, many responders are unpracticed or unfamiliar with disaster procedures.
British Dictionary definitions for unpracticed

unpractised

/ʌnˈpræktɪst/
adjective
1.
without skill, training, or experience
2.
not used or done often or repeatedly
3.
not yet tested
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Word Origin and History for unpracticed
unpracticed
1551, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of practice (v.).
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