inexperience

noun in·ex·pe·ri·ence \ ˌi-nik-ˈspir-ē-ən(t)s \
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of inexperience

1 : lack of practical experience
2 : lack of knowledge of the ways of the world

inexperienced

play \ˌi-nik-ˈspir-ē-ən(t)st\ adjective

Examples of inexperience in a Sentence

  1. He blames his mistakes on inexperience.

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Origin and Etymology of inexperience

Middle French, from Late Latin inexperientia, from Latin in- + experientia experience


INEXPERIENCE Defined for English Language Learners

inexperience

Definition of inexperience for English Language Learners

  • : lack of experience


INEXPERIENCE Defined for Kids

inexperience

noun in·ex·pe·ri·ence \ ˌi-nik-ˈspir-ē-əns \

Definition of inexperience for Students

: lack of experience

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