inexperienced inexperienced  /ɪ nɪk ˈspɪ ri ənst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking practical experience or training

Usage(s):

  1. Obama is also a largely inexperienced but well-meaning candidate who promises change.
  2. When the two first met in Pakistan in 1986, al-Zawahiri made a powerful impression on the younger, inexperienced Saudi millionaire.
  3. He said it's not about race -- show me all the inexperienced white liberals you've endorsed if it's not about race.

News

  1. Dense fog advisory on Lake Michigan before storms roll in

    Inexperienced mariners advised not be out on the lake
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Holland Sentinel

  2. Soccer-Porto gamble on inexperienced Fonseca as coach

    * Fonseca replaces league-winning Pereira * Took Pacos de Ferreira to surprise third place * Previous coach Pereira moves to Saudi club Al-Ahli (Adds quotes) By Daniel Alvarenga LISBON, June 10 (Reuters) - Inexperienced Pacos de Ferreira coach Paulo Fonseca has signed a two-year contract to take charge of Portuguese champions Porto, the club said on Monday. Fonseca, 40, moves to one of Portugal ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Porto Gamble on Inexperienced Fonseca as Coach

    Inexperienced Pacos de Ferreira coach Paulo Fonseca has signed a two-year contract to take charge of Portuguese champions Porto, the club said on Monday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "If we're a little less naive tonight, we would have advanced," said Donovan, at 28 in his prime and the best American player ever. "I said all along this was a young team and a relatively inexperienced team at this level."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Donovan Source: USA Today

  2. Citing his own experience in running for president at 46, Mr Clinton said: "We prevailed in a campaign in which the Republicans said I was too young and too inexperienced to Commander in chief".
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: The Australian

  3. "If you had the choice between an experienced playoff group, and an inexperienced group, you'd pick the experience," Holmgren said. "I think all that stuff helps you a little bit."
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Mike Holmgren Source: SportingNews.com

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