inexperience inexperience  /ˌɪ nɪk ˈspɪ ri əns/

Definition(s):

  • (n) lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience

Usage(s):

  1. This is where inexperience really hurtsnot Obama's inexperience but the public's inexperience with him.
  2. Palin's presence will make it awkward for McCain to harp on Obama's inexperience, much less play that attack-dog role herself.
  3. Lampooned as a feckless frat boy, he ran a more disciplined race than we have seen in years; he made his inexperience a virtue, his vagueness a shield, his sins a sign of sincerity.

News

  1. Rounding Up the Latest Offseason Buzz Surrounding the Washington Redskins

    This offseason certainly has not lacked drama in Washington, D.C., where injuries and inexperience have taken center stage with the new season approaching quickly. There are questions all over the place, ranging from the status of Robert Griffin III's knee to the state of the maligned secondary. How will everything play out? Luckily for the Redskins , these questions are not as intimidating as ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Matt Flynn Isn’t the First Unused Quarterback Traded to Start

    COMMENTARY | Criticize a leader's inexperience all you want, but the end-results are what will matter, and this holds true for NFL signal callers. Teams are increasingly willing to push unseasoned quarterbacks into the frying pan, although the science of unearthing a star is still a crapshoot, if the current league landscape is any inclination.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  3. ‘Smart Rifle’ Debuts, Lets An Inexperience Shooter Kill You From 1,000 Yards Away

    A new “smart rifle” has debuted, and the precision weapon allows even an inexperienced shooter to kill a target from 1,000 yards away. Killing someone without the training of a sniper doesn’t come cheap with the weapon running a crazy $27,500. According to gun manufacturer Tracking Point, the weapon is a smartgun with a trigger [...] ‘Smart Rifle’ Debuts, Lets An Inexperience Shooter Kill You ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. Mr McCain said the statement "betrays the depth of Senator Obama's inexperience and reckless judgment. These are very serious deficiencies for an American president to possess."
    on May 19, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "Not at all, Mr Trewhitt, and I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit for political purposes my opponent's youth and inexperience," Reagan replied.
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Ronald Reagan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "Our problem against Brazil was overconfidence," Pantsil said. "We wanted to do it so much and inexperience hurt the team. Now we have that experience because we have been there before. We are going to keep our heads, focus, and we will have...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: John Pantsil Source: The Associated Press

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