Skill-less Skill"-less, a. Wanting skill. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • skill-less — skill less; skill less·ness; …   English syllables

  • skill-less — should be spelt with a hyphen to avoid the awkward collision of three ls. The form skilless is archaic …   Modern English usage

  • skill-less — or skilless [[t]ˈskɪl lɪs[/t]] adj. without skill; unskilled or unskillful • Etymology: 1150–1200 skill′ less•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • skill-less — skill lessness, n. /skil lis/, adj. 1. without skill; unskilled or unskillful. 2. Archaic. a. without knowledge; ignorant. b. (of things) done or made in a clumsy or unskilled manner. Also, skilless. [1150 1200; ME; see SKILL1, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • skill-less — adjective see skill II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • skill less — Synonyms and related words: artless, half assed, inadept, inapt, inattentive, inefficient, inept, inexpert, mediocre, pedestrian, poor, thoughtless, unapt, undeft, undexterous, undextrous, unfacile, unintelligent, unproficient, unskillful …   Moby Thesaurus

  • skill-less — …   Useful english dictionary

  • skill´-less|ness — skill less «SKIHL lihs», adjective. = skilless. (Cf. ↑skilless) –skill´ less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • skill-lessness — skill less·ness …   English syllables

  • skill — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English skilen, from Old Norse skilja to separate, divide; akin to Old Norse skil distinction Date: 13th century archaic to make a difference ; matter, avail II. noun Etymology: Middle English skil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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