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uninitiate

(ˌʌnɪˈnɪʃɪɪt; ˌʌnɪˈnɪʃɪˌeɪt)
adj
literary archaic uninitiated
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Noun1.uninitiate - people who have not been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it diverts the attention of the uninitiate"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
enlightened, initiate - people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"
Adj.1.uninitiate - not initiated; deficient in relevant experience; "it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes"; "he took part in the experiment as a naive subject"
inexperienced, inexperient - lacking practical experience or training

uninitiate

adjective
Lacking experience and the knowledge gained from it:
noun
One lacking professional skill and ease in a particular pursuit: