unpractised

unpracticed

[uhn-prak-tist]
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:
1530–40; un-1 + practiced

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unpractised or (US) unpracticed (ʌnˈpræktɪst)
 
adj
1.  without skill, training, or experience
2.  not used or done often or repeatedly
3.  not yet tested
 
unpracticed or (US) unpracticed
 
adj

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unpracticed
1551, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of practice (v.).
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