talentless

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj talentless devoid of talent; not gifted
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Talentless without talent
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. talentum—Gr. talanton, a weight, a talent, from a root meaning to lift, as in tlēnai, to bear; akin to L. tollĕre, Ger. dulden, Scot. thole.

Usage

In literature:

The Talentless One, unintentionally left out, sighed an infinitesimal sigh, preparatory to smiling stoutly.
"Four Girls and a Compact" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
Drained of all vitality, he will be inferior to any mediocre, talentless person.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover
The word "talentless" was, I think, the most damaging expression he could use.
"Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov" by Maxim Gorky
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In news:

BUFFALO — For six years, Patrick Kaleta's heard calls and insults he's merely a talentless agitator trying to thump bodies.
Although Marion Davies is best known these days as the presumed prototype of Charles Foster Kane's second wife, she was nothing like the screechy, pathetic, and talentless creature ridiculed by Orson Welles and Herman Mankiewicz.
"She is trying to rip off Christian idolatry to shore up her talentless, mundane and boring performances," says the president of the Catholic League.
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