Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not yet tested or tried.
  • adjective Lacking the benefit of experience; unskilled.

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  • adjective Not practiced

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  • adjective not having had extensive practice

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Examples

  • But when she spoke, she had an insouciant and unpracticed glamour that belonged in a Hollywood film.

    The 12:39 to Matanzas

  • I'm pretty certain that most students, as well as most other readers unpracticed in literary criticism, would find the Mimesis passages almost as incomprehensible as the previously quoted passage about "epistemic systems" or as the scholarly papers Lewis-Kraus sat through.

    Literary Study

  • But when she spoke, she had an insouciant and unpracticed glamour that belonged in a Hollywood film.

    The 12:39 to Matanzas

  • And the people who invented it had no idea who the ARVN in Vietnam would become and that they would actually practice the as yet unpracticed concept of ‘torture’.

    Matthew Yglesias » Marc Thiessen: Obama is Too Good at Killing Terrorists

  • But when she spoke, she had an insouciant and unpracticed glamour that belonged in a Hollywood film.

    The 12:39 to Matanzas

  • On his apron, a nametag announced his name as Paul, scribbled in the unpracticed hand of a demented child, resting gently beneath the man breasts that made me feel inadequate as a woman in spite of the fact that my post-pregnancy breasts were nothing shy of floatation devices fit for a small elephant to stay above the surface.

    One Cent Baby

  • We were wildly unpracticed at arguing with each other.

    The Bird House

  • We were wildly unpracticed at arguing with each other.

    The Bird House

  • We watched them with pleasure, but their hopping and unpracticed flying also attracted the attention of every other bird in the vicinity.

    Bird Cloud

  • We watched them with pleasure, but their hopping and unpracticed flying also attracted the attention of every other bird in the vicinity.

    Bird Cloud

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