- not having gained knowledge or experience of a particular subject or activity
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the uninitiated
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To the uninitiated, this might smack of poor taste and inappropriate timing.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive|Peter Schwartzstein|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, with the publication of ‘Loitering,’ the uninitiated can discover what all the fuss is about.Charles D’Ambrosio’s X-Ray Vision Is On Full Display In His New Essay Collection.|Steve Almond|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the uninitiated, the film is set on a future Earth whose crops (save corn) have been wiped out by a mysterious blight.Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The science behind a hologram is mind-bending for the uninitiated.New York’s Hologram King Is Also the City’s Last Pro Holographer|Nina Strochlic|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the video may also be an unfair introduction for the uninitiated to Solange.10 Things You Didn't Know About Solange, the Woman at the Center of the Jay Z Slapfest|Kevin Fallon|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there was no writing; nothing, indeed, to convey any meaning to the uninitiated.Hushed Up|William Le Queux
Punch found an "excessive abundance of phrases and local allusions which will be dark sayings to the uninitiated."Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV|Charles L. Graves
To the uninitiated this operation is a mystery, and to the unprincipled it is apparently the device long looked for.
The most casual and uninitiated of observers would have said so at a glance.Hoof and Claw|Charles G. D. Roberts
Indian decorations mean absolutely nothing to the uninitiated.Mariposilla|Mary Stewart Daggett