Origin of experienced
Synonyms for experienced
verb (used with object), ex·pe·ri·enced, ex·pe·ri·enc·ing.
Origin of experience
Synonyms for experience
Related Words for experiencedwise, mature, capable, skillful, veteran, sophisticated, accomplished, qualified, seasoned, trained, competent, professional, rounded, tried, versed, cultivated, tested, matured, accustomed, practiced
Examples from the Web for experienced
Contemporary Examples of experienced
An escort who goes by the name of “Tommy” has experienced a wide variety of female clients.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex
January 3, 2015
The new cops will be out in the city, teamed up with experienced officers.Cop Families Boo De Blasio at NYPD Graduation
December 30, 2014
He experienced a rapid rise, only beginning to play cricket competitively at age 11.The Story of the World’s Greatest Cricket Player
December 24, 2014
They witnessed and experienced the same types of abusive events, Fenner claims.Beaten By His Church for Being Gay
December 16, 2014
No wonder women were grilled about whether they experienced pleasure while being assaulted.Church Sex Scandals Are Rooted in Theology
December 15, 2014
Historical Examples of experienced
"That's right," said Billy Brue, with the quick sympathy of the experienced.
He was older than I, experienced with women—a lover of women, I came to understand in time.
They had experienced heavy weather, but everything was dry and safe.Explorations in Australia
All that can be felt we have felt, all that can be known we have experienced.The Conquest of Fear
Easter-Sunday was the wettest day I remember ever to have experienced.
- the totality of characteristics, both past and present, that make up the particular quality of a person, place, or people
- the impact made on an individual by the culture of a people, nation, etcthe American experience
- the content of a perception regarded as independent of whether the apparent object actually existsCompare sense datum
- the faculty by which a person acquires knowledge of contingent facts about the world, as contrasted with reason
- the totality of a person's perceptions, feelings, and memories
Word Origin for experience
"having experience; skillful through expereince," 1570s, past participle adjective from experience (v.).
late 14c., "observation as the source of knowledge; actual observation; an event which has affected one," from Old French esperience (13c.) "experiment, proof, experience," from Latin experientia "knowledge gained by repeated trials," from experientem (nominative experiens), present participle of experiri "to try, test," from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + peritus "experienced, tested," from PIE root *per- "to lead, pass over" (see peril). Meaning "state of having done something and gotten handy at it" is from late 15c.
1530s, "to test, try;" see experience (n.). Sense of "feel, undergo" first recorded 1580s. Related: Experiences; experiencing.