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 ?
These reasons were the treachery of the Austrians, a defective commissariat, the treachery of the Pole Przebyszewski and of the Frenchman Langeron, Kutuzov's incapacity, and (it was whispered) the youth and inexperience of the sovereign, who had trusted worthless and insignificant people.
The worst of lewd literature is that it seems to give a sanction to lewdness in the life, and that inexperience takes this effect for reality: that is the danger and the harm, and I think the fact ought not to be blinked.
One day Anne took to the Post Office a long, bulky envelope, addressed, with the delightful confidence of youth and inexperience, to the very biggest of the "big" magazines.