May 04, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
unprofessional /ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənl̟/ adjective
unprofessional
/ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənl̟/
adjective
The woman is being unprofessional.
The woman is being unprofessional.
Learner's definition of UNPROFESSIONAL

[more unprofessional; most unprofessional]

: not having or showing the experience, skill, etc., that is expected or appropriate in a person who is trained to do a job well

  • She was accused of unprofessional conduct.

  • He ran the firm in an unprofessional manner.

  • Typos look very unprofessional.

— unprofessionalism /ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənəˌlɪzəm/ noun [noncount]

  • He was criticized for his unprofessionalism.

— unprofessionally /ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənəli/ adverb

  • She acted unprofessionally.

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