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- adj. Inexperienced, untrained.
- adj. Not expressed in verse, unversified.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not skilled; not versed; unacquainted.
- Not put in verse: as, thoughts unversed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having had extensive practice
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But Ah Chun himself, while unversed in Western culture, was thoroughly conversant with Western labour conditions.
Now, McCarthy was unversed in the virtues of social wisdom, and, though he felt somehow the error of her position, he could not put it into definite thought; so he steered wisely, if weakly, out of danger.
Bashti had never seen ice, did not know it existed, and was unversed in the science of refrigeration.
She was unversed in history, having learned to read only the signs of weather and of game; so she had never heard of Abel nor of Abraham; nor, having escaped the good sisters at Holy Cross, had she been told the story of Ruth, the Moabitess, who renounced her very God for the sake of
I believe he is a Captain, or believes himself to be a Captain, though I am unversed in the uniform insignia of the Palace Of Authority.
We are not entirely unversed in responding to things that don't exist - Odysseus, Macbeth and the woman portrayed in the Mona Lisa don't exist, either.
There had been warning, but White Fang was unversed in such things and did not understand the packing of a grip.
Eager-footed, they took the trail, and even he, Koskoosh, slow of sight and an unversed tracker, could have followed it blind, it was so wide.
Being very young, she was unversed in the ways of men.
The novel has been taken up as a realist depiction of the justice system as viewed by an outsider unversed in the law.