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from The American Heritage¬ģ Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Lack of experience.
  • n. Lack of the knowledge gained from experience.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A lack of experience

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Absence or lack of experience; lack of personal and experimental knowledge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of experience, or of knowledge gained by experience: as, the inexperience of youth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding derived from experience

Etymologies

From French inexpérience, from Late Latin inexperientia. (Wiktionary)

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