Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Want of proficiency.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Want of proficiency or improvement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Lack of proficiency.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ proficiency

Examples

  • Tansey was no drinker; his consumption of three absinthe anisettes within almost as few minutes proclaimed his unproficiency in the art; Tansey was merely flooding with unproven liquor his sorrows; which record and tradition alleged to be drownable.

    Roads of Destiny

  • We all become introspective when we find that we do not know our business, and whenever we are introspective we may generally suspect that we are on the verge of unproficiency.

    Life and Habit

  • We all become introspective when we find that we do not know our business, and whenever we are introspective we may generally suspect that we are on the verge of unproficiency.

    Selections from Previous Works and Remarks on Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals

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