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- adj. Not gifted.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being without gifts, especially native gifts or endowments.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not gifted.
- Not having received a gift; without a present.
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The "problem" with education in Anglo-Saxon countries is that too much is dependent on the individual teacher; the system is set up in order to be dependent on having a gifted rather than an ungifted teacher.
The stupid men, the fearful men, the men ungifted with passionate rightness and fearless championship — these are the men who make model prisoners.
The actions of the uneducated seem to me typified in those of Frankenstein, that monster of many human qualities, ungifted with a soul, a knowledge of the difference between good and evil.
Any statement which causes voters to suspect that Conservative leaders are untalented, ungifted, insincere, unintelligent, or incompetent must therefore be a lie.
I won't name any names — Paul Alexander, the show's near-unknown, painfully ungifted director, may be the guilty party here — but I heard the chilling sound of unintended laughter at several points in the second act.
Now they know how the ungifted sometimes feel around them,: Gwena commented ironically.
Rilke argues that the ungifted things of this world need us to say the unsayable, to name those things that cannot name themselves, and not only name them but praise them as well, and in praising them, change them: … transient,/they look to us for deliverance: us, the most transient of all.
And as a world leader demonstrates one can be utterly ungifted and do next to nothing but because of privilege can have everything.
A history uncluttered by fascistic sexism, fascistic politics, Fascistic Bully-ism, Avaristic profits, selfishness among the sexes, politicians and merchants and those who rise above rank ungifted fools which childishly wish to attempt to run the world by intimidation, whining, uneducated practicing well above their competencies or education, using ignorance, asininities and absurdity to eliminate everything their pea-brains cannot grasp.
Ronald Reagan, an ungifted actor, by means of playing the role of a "resolute" Cold Warrior, was able to gain the approbation and wealth that had alluded him as a contract player in Hollywood.