Antonyms of adj unskilled

3 senses of unskilled

Sense 1
unskilled (vs. skilled) -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")

skilled (vs. unskilled) -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")
        => accomplished, complete -- (highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician")
        => adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful -- (having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching")
        => arch (prenominal) -- (expert in skulduggery; "an arch criminal")
        => ball-hawking -- (used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit; "a ball-hawking center fielder")
        => consummate, masterful, masterly, virtuoso (prenominal) -- (having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance")
        => delicate -- (marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique; "a surgeon's delicate touch")
        => hot -- (performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight")
        => mean -- (excellent; "famous for a mean backhand")
        => sure-handed -- (proficient and confident in performance; "promising playwrights...sure-handed enough to turn out top-drawer scripts")
        => technical, expert -- (of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood; "technical terminology"; "a technical report"; "technical language")
        => versatile -- (competent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another; "a versatile writer")

Sense 2
amateurish, amateur, inexpert, unskilled -- (lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting")

INDIRECT (VIA unprofessional) -> professional -- (characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; "professional conduct"; "professional ethics"; "a thoroughly professional performance")

Sense 3
incompetent, unskilled -- (not doing a good job; "incompetent at chess")

INDIRECT (VIA bad) -> good -- (having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office")

Similarity of adj unskilled

3 senses of unskilled

Sense 1
unskilled (vs. skilled) -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")
       => artless -- (showing lack of art; "an artless translation")
       => botchy, butcherly, unskillful -- (poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt")
       => bungled, botched -- (spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness; "a bungled job")
       => bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetent -- (showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf")
       => crude, rough -- (not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry")
       => hopeless -- (of a person unable to do something skillfully; "I'm hopeless at mathematics")
       => humble, menial, lowly -- (used of unskilled work (especially domestic work))
       => lubberly -- (clumsy and unskilled; "a big stupid lubberly fellow")
       => out of practice (predicate), rusty -- (impaired in skill by neglect)
       => semiskilled (prenominal) -- (possessing or requiring limited skills; "semiskilled dockworkers"; "a semiskilled job")
       => weak -- (deficient or lacking in some skill; "he's weak in spelling")
          Also See-> incompetent#2; inexperienced#1, inexperient#1

Sense 2
amateurish, amateur, inexpert, unskilled -- (lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting")
       => unprofessional (vs. professional) -- (not characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; "described in unprofessional language so that high school students could understand it"; "was censured for unprofessional conduct"; "unprofessional repairs")

Sense 3
incompetent, unskilled -- (not doing a good job; "incompetent at chess")
       => bad (vs. good) -- (having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice")

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