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inexperience

[in-ik-speer-ee-uhns]
noun
1.
lack of experience.
2.
lack of knowledge, skill, or wisdom gained from experience.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Late Latin inexperientia. See in-3, experience

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inexperience (ˌɪnɪkˈspɪərɪəns)
 
n
lack of experience or of the knowledge and understanding derived from experience
 
inex'perienced
 
adj

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inexperience
1598, from Fr. inexpérience (1460), from L.L. inexperientia, from in- "not" + experientia (see experience).
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