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inexperienced

[in-ik-speer-ee-uh nst] /ˌɪn ɪkˈspɪər i ənst/
adjective
1.
not experienced; lacking knowledge, skill, or wisdom gained from experience.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; inexperience + -ed2
Synonyms
untrained, unskilled, inexpert, unpracticed; raw, green, naive, uninitiated.
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Examples from the web for inexperienced
  • Fatal mine accidents are common, often caused by crude explosives handled by inexperienced or inebriated miners.
  • Solitary individuals old enough to be on their own but too inexperienced to secure a territory are known as floaters.
  • It's a gorgeous sight but, for the inexperienced, an intimidating one.
  • Where such social upheaval exists, calves are being raised by ever more inexperienced females.
  • Chasing tornadoes can be dangerous for someone who is inexperienced.
  • Never let an inexperienced cook attempt a new dish for company, no matter how attractive her description of it may sound.
  • Next to measuring comes care in combining,-a fact not always recognized by the inexperienced.
  • Suppose him to have been inexperienced, and it's clear that it was only a chance that saved him-and chance may do anything.
  • Children typically get higher and quicker fevers, reflecting the effects of the pyrogens upon an inexperienced immune system.
  • He is inexperienced, and knows nothing of the science of climate change.
Word Origin and History for inexperienced
adj.

1620s, adjective from inexperience.

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