inexperienced


inexperienced
adjective

she's inexperienced, but we expect her to become an excellent teacher

Syn:
unseasoned, unpracticed, untrained, unschooled, unqualified, unskilled, amateur; ignorant, unversed, inexpert; ill-equipped, ill-prepared; naive, unsophisticated, callow, immature, green, unworldly; informal wet behind the ears

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  • Inexperienced — In ex*pe ri*enced, a. Not having experience; unskilled; naive. Inexperienced youth. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inexperienced — I adjective amateur, artless, beardless, callow, green, ignarus, ignorant, ill qualified, immature, imperitus, inapt, inept, inexpert, innocent, lacking experience, lacking proficiency, lacking skill, naive, new, poorly qualified, raw, rudis,… …   Law dictionary

  • inexperienced — 1620s, adjective formed from INEXPERIENCE (Cf. inexperience) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inexperienced — [adj] unskilled, unfamiliar amateur, callow, fresh, green*, ignorant, immature, inept, inexpert, innocent, kid*, naive, new, prentice, raw*, rookie, rude, sophomoric, spring chicken*, tenderfoot*, unaccustomed, unacquainted, unconversant,… …   New thesaurus

  • inexperienced — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ hopelessly …   Collocations dictionary

  • inexperienced — [[t]ɪ̱nɪkspɪ͟əriənst[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you are inexperienced, you have little knowledge or experience of a particular situation or activity. They are inexperienced when it comes to decorating... Routine tasks are often delegated to inexperienced …   English dictionary

  • inexperienced — adj. inexperienced at, in * * * [ˌɪnɪk spɪ(ə)rɪənst] in inexperiencedat …   Combinatory dictionary

  • inexperienced — in|ex|pe|ri|enced [ˌınıkˈspıəriənst US ˈspır ] adj not having had much experience ▪ inexperienced pilots …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inexperienced — in|ex|pe|ri|enced [ ,ınık spıəriənst ] adjective * lacking experience: a promising but inexperienced team …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inexperienced — adjective not having had much experience: Lyn is still too young and inexperienced to go abroad on her own …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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