Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


[in-ik-speer-ee-uh nst] /ˌɪn ɪkˈspɪər i ənst/
not experienced; lacking knowledge, skill, or wisdom gained from experience.
Origin of inexperienced
First recorded in 1620-30; inexperience + -ed2
untrained, unskilled, inexpert, unpracticed; raw, green, naive, uninitiated. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for inexperienced
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • I was a modest young uncommercial then, and timid and inexperienced.

    The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens
  • The inexperienced does not know how to meet them with a minimum of effort.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • Perhaps she was just as sequestered and guileless and inexperienced as that.

    The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley
  • You are as inexperienced as a child, Glory, and it is my duty to protect you against yourself.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • Also, he began to realize that, as such a skipper, he was most inexperienced.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
Word Origin and History for inexperienced

1620s, adjective from inexperience.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for inexperienced

Word Value for inexperienced

Scrabble Words With Friends