Definition of unschooled in English:


Line breaks: un|schooled
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈskuːld


  • 1Not educated or trained: she was unschooled in the niceties of royal behaviour
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    • Meaning, of course, that he wasn't anything like the Real Thing, but when I was young and unschooled in the ways of the world, he seemed near enough to me, damn it.
    • Although unschooled in theory, he was a competent tactician and strategist.
    • He was as unschooled in covert action as his Embassy counterparts, but was more innovative and seemingly inexhaustible.
  • 1.1Natural; spontaneous: he reacts with intense, unschooled emotion
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    • Of equal, if not greater, importance to his identification as American was the very different image summoned by West's youth in Pennsylvania: the artist as unschooled, natural talent.
    • Furthermore, unschooled pragmatism tends to set aside questions of due process, or of rights.
    • ‘Every Breath is a Bomb’ opens with an ambient clutter that gives way to unschooled yelping over a sinister keyboard and errant drum hits.

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