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 for inexperience
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inexperience \In`ex*pe"ri*ence\, n. [L. inexperientia, cf. F.
     inexp['e]rience. See In- not, and Experience.]
     Absence or lack of experience; lack of personal and
     experimental knowledge; as, the inexperience of youth.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Failings which are incident to youth and inexperience.
                                                    --Dryden.
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           Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from
           inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
                                                    --Addison.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inexperience
      n 1: lack of experience and the knowledge and understanding
           derived from experience; "procedural inexperience created
           difficulties"; "their poor behavior was due to the rawness
           of the troops" [syn: inexperience, rawness] [ant:
           experience]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "inexperience":
     agnosticism, amateurishness, amateurism, blankmindedness,
     callowness, dewiness, disaccustomedness, empty-headedness,
     freshness, greenhornism, greenness, hiatus of learning, ignorance,
     ignorantism, ignorantness, immaturity, inanity, infancy, innocence,
     juiciness, juniority, know-nothingism, knowledge-gap,
     lack of information, minority, naivete, naivety, nescience,
     newness to, nonage, obscurantism, rawness, sappiness, simpleness,
     simplicity, tabula rasa, unaccustomedness, unacquaintance,
     unacquaintedness, unconversance, undevelopment, unexperiencedness,
     unfamiliarity, unfledgedness, unhabituatedness, unintelligence,
     unknowing, unknowingness, unpracticedness, unprofessionalism,
     unprofessionalness, unripeness, unsophistication, unwontedness,
     vacuity, vacuousness, verdancy
  
  

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