Definition of "unmechanical" [unmechanical]

  • Lacking ability or skill in the use of machinery and tools. (adjective)

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Use "unmechanical" in a sentence
  • "a machine -- a machine utterly unmechanical, which is a contradiction of terms."
  • "I wasn't sure what the problem was and, when he explained it in car lingo, my unmechanical ears couldn't decipher what he was saying."
  • "And all other mechanical contrivances should either be properly done, or not be had recourse to at all, for it is a disgraceful and awkward thing to use mechanical means in an unmechanical way."