What is the opposite of professional?

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Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of relating to or being part of a profession
“The shoddy nature of the workmanship indicates that it was executed by an unprofessional craftsman.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of pertaining to one who makes a living from a particular activity
“Hilary would bide her time as an unpaid intern before she became a qualified nurse.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by values relating to skill, competency, and confidence
“Not only have you shown that you are inept in the skills required for your job, but you have also responded obnoxiously to criticism.”
Adjective
Opposite of having characteristics in accordance with the high standards of a profession
“It would be completely unethical to breach a confidentiality agreement.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or indicating an efficient, practical, and systematic approach to one's work or a task
Adjective
Opposite of single-minded
Adjective
Opposite of of or pertaining to office work and workers
Adjective
Opposite of big-league
Adjective
Opposite of in a job
Adjective
Opposite of involving management-like duties
Adjective
Opposite of officially recognized as possessing certain qualifications or meeting certain standards
Adjective
Opposite of renowned and recognized in a given field or domain
“He said it was worth considering licensing private military companies to encourage reputable ones and eliminate disreputable operators.”
Noun
Opposite of a person proficient in a particular activity
“It is evident from the numerous errors in his report that he is an amateur.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who excels at a particular sport or other activity
Noun
Opposite of a person who is highly skilled or knowledgeable in their field
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