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Inexperience

See also Innocence, Naïveté.
Bowes, Major Edward
(1874–1946) originator and master of ceremonies of the Amateur Hour on radio. [Am. Radio: Buxton, 149–150]
Gong Show, The
variety show in which beginners try to prove their abilities. [TV: Misc.]
greenhorn
a raw, inexperienced person; especially a new cowboy. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
Mack, Ted
(1904–1976) host of a television show starring amateurs. [TV: “Ted Mack and the Original Amateur Hour” in Terrace, II, 347]
Newcome, Johnny
any unpracticed youth, especially new military officers. [Br. Folklore: Wheeler, 258]
plebe
(plebeian) first or lowest class, especially at U.S. Military and Naval Academies. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
rookie
a novice; often an athlete playing his first season as a member of a professional sports team. [Sports: Misc.]
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I don't blame you for not knowing this, for you are young and inexperienced, but if you wish to get on in your new duties you will work with me and not against me.
You are so young and inexperienced, you have lived among such nice people, that you cannot realize what men can be--how they can take a brutal pleasure in insulting a woman whom her sex does not protect and rally round.
Now, my dear Tess, if I did not know that you are very much excited, and very inexperienced, I should say that remark was not very complimentary.
In the afternoon the storm held off, and the clearness in the west seemed to my inexperienced eye the pledge of a fair evening.
But to Agravaine, all inexperienced, it came as a surprise when suddenly with a muffled thud two bodies fell against the door.
whispered young van der Luyden Newland, who was inexperienced in the duties of a best man, and awed by the weight of his responsibility.
That I was inexperienced in the art of adapting my mind to minds very differently situated, and addressing them from suitable points of view.
Inexperienced in government, she plunged into all manner of useless expenditure, and swamped her treasury almost in a day.
Nevertheless, timid and inexperienced at the start, it sweeps out, grows larger, restrains itself, and dares no longer dart upwards in spires and lancet windows, as it did later on, in so many marvellous cathedrals.
The dressers, often inexperienced or nervous, found her a tower of strength.
You are a good child, but inexperienced in practical matters," and Professor Porter turned and walked slowly away toward the jungle, his hands clasped beneath his long coat tails and his eyes bent upon the ground.
Undoubtedly in this inexperienced, but hot and proud little head, there were all sorts of plans forming, wild and impossible plans, maybe; and the idea of this so frightened the prince that he could not make up his mind what to do.