Definition of inexperience
1 : lack of practical experience
2 : lack of knowledge of the ways of the world
inexperiencedplay \ˌi-nik-ˈspir-ē-ən(t)st\ adjective
Examples of inexperience in a Sentence
He blames his mistakes on inexperience.
Recent Examples of inexperience from the Web
British comedy actor Asim Chaudhry — who goes by Chabuddy G in the video — conducts the auditions, and begins by ribbing 12 Years a Slave star and Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor for his inexperience with safety video-making.
Last year, Wilkins shifted to defensive end because of injuries and inexperience and excelled on the outside with 13 tackles for loss, including 3.5 sacks.
And some have thought that perhaps Trump Jr. went rogue and acted, out of inexperience, on his own.
Untested players and inexperience will be the theme for the Hawks.
And Olsen balances her character's inexperience on the job with the toughness of a woman who must learn her way quickly in the boys' club.
SMH keeps its distance from clockwork, clichéd action-film archetypes wherever possible, and Parker's age and inexperience organically vary the plot beats.
Western Kentucky boasts a consensus top-15 recruiting class, far and away its most highly touted, but the inexperience will be evident early, Stansbury said.
Other factors included operator inattention, operator inexperience, improper lookout, excessive speed and machinery failure.
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Origin and Etymology of inexperience
Middle French, from Late Latin inexperientia, from Latin in- + experientia experience
First Known Use: 1598See Words from the same year
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Definition of inexperience for English Language Learners
: lack of experience
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: lack of experience
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