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noun as in greenness

noun as in immaturity

noun as in inexperience

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Example Sentences

But it was a lack that sprang from callowness: a woodenness that was green, that was raw, that was inexperienced.

There is, or ought to be, no such thing, once past the callowness of youth.

His smoutchiness generally passes off with the callowness of hobble-de-hoyhood.

Why, even his whole-souled and entire devotion to herself was the outcome of a certain callowness, the adoration of a boy.

He wondered now if he had not borne himself with the Quixotic martyrdom of callowness.

The sensation of callowness at once heightened his resolve to succeed.


On this page you'll find 294 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to callowness, such as: brightness, inventiveness, novelty, originality, vigor, and bloom.

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