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How to use callowness in a sentence

There is, or ought to be, no such thing, once past the callowness of youth.
THE TRIUMPH OF HILARY BLACHLANDBERTRAM MITFORD
His smoutchiness generally passes off with the callowness of hobble-de-hoyhood.
THE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF SIR TOADY LION WITH THOSE OF GENERAL NAPOLEON SMITHS. R. CROCKETT
Why, even his whole-souled and entire devotion to herself was the outcome of a certain callowness, the adoration of a boy.
THE TRIUMPH OF HILARY BLACHLANDBERTRAM MITFORD
He wondered now if he had not borne himself with the Quixotic martyrdom of callowness.
THE LAW OF HEMLOCK MOUNTAINHUGH LUNDSFORD
The sensation of callowness at once heightened his resolve to succeed.
THE ROLL-CALLARNOLD BENNETT
It advertised his callowness—a callowness sheer and unutterable.
THE CALL OF THE WILDJACK LONDON
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WORDS RELATED TO CALLOWNESS

  • babyishness
  • callowness
  • childish behavior
  • childishness
  • greenness
  • ignorance
  • imperfection
  • incompleteness
  • inexpertness
  • infantilism
  • puerility
  • rawness
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