from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not experienced.
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- n. Those who have not been initiated, outsiders.
- n. Not experienced.
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- adj. not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
- n. people who have not been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
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This is one of the most valuable of the sacred writings, yet the uninitiate could not possibly make good use of it without help.
Again, for the uninitiate, Dance Dance Revolution is a game where you have a mat with arrows on it and you jump around on the mat, tapping the arrows with your feet in response to arrows that appear on the screen.
The uninitiate gravitates toward the author, the author toward the editor or publisher, the publisher toward the reviewer, and the reviewer, in desperation, toward another drink.
For the uninitiate that is the Associated Colleges of the Midwest.
I say nothing of those lofty and divine Platonic doctrina, that are familiar to but few of the elect and wholly unknown to all the uninitiate, such for instance as that which teaches us that Venus is not one goddess, but two, each being strong in her own type of love and several types of lovers.
Happy is he among men upon earth who has seen these mysteries; but he who is uninitiate and who has no part in them, never has lot of like good things once he is dead, down in the darkness and gloom.
It is also believed that utterance of the SO&P password by one of the uninitiate will cause drought, pestilence, scorching heat and Ice Ages.
It is feared that utterance of the password by an uninitiate will enrage the gods, and cause sea levels to rise up and engulf the magic rock.
Now to help us try to understand exactly why that is, can you explain first of all what exactly is Ramadan, if you were to explain that to an uninitiate like myself.
"But there is danger for the uninitiate in Phaze!"