- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. green, raw, untrained, fresh; naive. See unskillfulness, youth.Ant., experienced, sophisticated.II(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. unused, unaccustomed, unhabituated, unadapted, unskilled, untrained, unlicensed, untried, undeveloped, naive, unsophisticated, amateur, untutored, unschooled, unpracticed, inexpert, inefficient, fresh, unversed, ignorant, innocent, uninformed, callow, unacquainted, undisciplined, new, immature, unripe, tender, unseasoned, green, raw, verdant, youthful, beardless, chaste, virgin, wet behind the ears*, tenderfoot*, soft*; see also incompetent , young 2 .Ant. experienced*, seasoned, hardened.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.green, unseasoned, unfamiliar, unschooled, virgin, unfledged, immature, innocent, young, untrained, raw, callow, ignorant, *wet behind the ears, rookie, naive, unsophisticated.ANT.: practiced, veteran, seasoned, sophisticatedIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Lacking experience and the knowledge gained from it: green, inexpert, raw, uninitiate, uninitiated, unpracticed, unseasoned, untried, unversed. See ABILITY.
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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
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 … Thesaurus of popular words