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inexperienced

[ in-ik-speer-ee-uhnst ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈspɪər i ənst /
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adjective

not experienced; lacking knowledge, skill, or wisdom gained from experience.

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RELATED WORDS

undisciplined, unschooled, naive, inept, young, untried, unsophisticated, immature, amateur, callow, fresh, green, ignorant, inexpert, innocent, kid, new, raw, rookie, rude

Nearby words

inexistent, inexorable, inexpedient, inexpensive, inexperience, inexperienced, inexpert, inexpiable, inexplainable, inexplicable, inexplicit

Origin of inexperienced

First recorded in 1620–30; inexperience + -ed2
SYNONYMS FOR inexperienced
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inexperienced


adj.

1620s, adjective from inexperience.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper