something that demonstrates a lack of professional competency (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms: ↑amateurish
Hypernyms: ↑unskillfulness

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  • amateurishness — amateurish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ incompetent; unskilful. DERIVATIVES amateurishly adverb amateurishness noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • amateurishness — noun see amateur …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • amateurishness — n. dilettantism, quality of being unprofessional …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amateurishness — See: amateurish …   English dictionary

  • amateur — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Latin amator lover, from amare to love Date: 1784 1. devotee, admirer 2. one who engages in a pursuit, study, science, or sport as a pastime rather than as a profession 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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