Definition of inexperience in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnɪkˈspɪərɪəns/
Pronunciation: /ɪnɛkˈspɪərɪəns/


[mass noun]
Lack of experience: the accident was due to the inexperience of the driver despite his inexperience, Andy wins the first race
More example sentences
  • Galway have a few lads who played in the 2001 final but inexperience will definitely be an issue for them overall.
  • However, her reservation to audition for the part was due to her inexperience in musical theatre.
  • John Paul Sheahan for example, he had a good debut, would have had a few more scores but for inexperience.
ignorance, unawareness, unenlightenment, lack of knowledge, lack of education;
informal cluelessness
literary nescience


Late 16th century: from French inexpérience, from late Latin inexperientia, from in- (expressing negation) + experientia 'experience'.

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