un·​ini·​tiate ˌən-ə-ˈni-sh(ē-)ət How to pronounce uninitiate (audio)
: lacking knowledge or experience : uninitiated, inexperienced
uninitiate noun
As usual, there is much more information easily available than the uninitiate might expect. Philip Morrison

Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninitiate was in 1801

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“Uninitiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninitiate. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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