1. [ adjective ] lacking practical experience or training
Related terms: experienced raw uninitiate fledgling unseasoned unpracticed apprentice unskilled
2. [ adjective ] lacking basic knowledge
Synonyms: ignorant

"how can someone that age be so ignorant?" "inexperienced and new to the real world"

Related terms: naive
3. [ adjective ] lacking experience of life
Synonyms: naive unsophisticated callow

"a callow youth of seventeen"

Related terms: immature
Similar spelling:   inexperience