uninitiate

[ verb ih-nish-ee-eyt; adjective, noun ih-nish-ee-it, -eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF uninitiate
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It has ten thousand devices that are all enigmas to the uninitiate.

The baptized are now called "initiate," the unbaptized "uninitiate."

Often it is hard to separate the initiate from the uninitiate, even by those most expert.

The uninitiate can hardly realise how impressive is the ceremonial there enacted.

Never until that moment had Mr. Saltus realized what our conversation must sound like to an outsider and an uninitiate.

It is the same with Baiame, Daramulun and Bunjil; the esoteric form of their name must not be revealed to the uninitiate.

Then she shook her head; it was hopeless to try to explain to the uninitiate what a little world in itself a kitchen is.

The Empire Pool Room was an innocent enough place to the uninitiate.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who has been initiated," 1811, from past participle adjective initiate (c.1600); see initiate (v.).

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