Inexperience


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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.]
References in classic literature ?
He had had uncomfortable suspicions on that head himself, I imagined; but such was his inexperience, and such were the lady's powers of attraction, and her skill in bringing them to bear upon his young imagination, that they had not disturbed him long; and I believe the only effectual causes of the vacillating indecision that had preserved him hitherto from making an actual declaration of love, was the consideration of her connections, and especially of her mother, whom he could not abide.
Blifil, from his inexperience in the ways of women, and from his conceit of himself, took this behaviour for a modest assent to his courtship; and when, to shorten a scene which she could no longer support, Sophia rose up and left the room, he imputed that, too, merely to bashfulness, and comforted himself that he should soon have enough of her company.
He was evidently, for all of his youth and inexperience, cock of the forecastle.
The raising of ghosts or devils was a promise liberally accorded by my favourite authors, the fulfillment of which I most eagerly sought; and if my incantations were always unsuccessful, I attributed the failure rather to my own inexperience and mistake than to a want of skill or fidelity in my instructors.
Your inexperience of the world, Miss Tulliver, prevents you from anticipating fully the very unjust conceptions that will probably be formed concerning your conduct,--conceptions which will have a baneful effect, even in spite of known evidence to disprove them.
It may be my long absence and inexperience that lead me to the conclusion; but if plain speakers are scarce in this part of the world, I fancy plain dealers are still scarcer.
Asked about Burgess' inexperience, Wales head coach Gatland said: "He's got inexperience at rugby (union), but not at big occasions.
The research also found 46 per cent of all drivers had been in a collision at some point - and 20 per cent of them admitted inexperience played a part in their crash.
Williams felt the tumble was purely down to One In A Milan's inexperience and he would like to see his charge have another go at the famous fences.
DOMINATION might be capable of defying his inexperience in the Grade 2 Hugh McMahon Memorial Novice Chase in Limerick tomorrow.
Sydney, Mar 6 ( ANI ): The inexperience of Australian batsmen in the sub-continent conditions can't be accepted as an excuse for their disastrous showing so far in the first two Test matches against India, according to sports journalist, Chris Barrett.
Ghaziabad, October 09, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Indian Air Force on Saturday said most of the recent MiG-21 crashes have been caused due to inexperience of young pilots in handling the aircraft.