Definition of Callowness

1. Noun. Lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life.

Exact synonyms: Jejuneness, Juvenility
Generic synonyms: Immatureness, Immaturity
Derivative terms: Jejune, Juvenile



Definition of Callowness

1. Noun. The condition of being callow; immaturity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Callowness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callowness

callosomarginal sulcus
callosotomy
callosumectomy
callous
calloused
callouses
callousing
callously
callousness
callousnesses
callout
callouts
callow
callower
callowest
callowness (current term)
callownesses
callows
calls
calls in
calls of nature
calls off
calls out
calls to mind
calls to order
calls up
callsign
callsigns
calluna
callunas

Literary usage of Callowness

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"... himself so far superior to them that he is unwilling to be shown his mistake, ought to be tied to an apron string and smothered in his callowness. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"... to them that he is unwilling to be shown his mistake, ought to be tied to an apron string and smothered in his callowness. The real reason is that men ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1866)
"Perigot is still without even the first faint callowness of lip or chin ; yet he is older by far than the oldest greybeard. He has- flown with the winged ..."

4. Viagens ethnographicas sul americanas: Argentina by Charmian London, Online Archive of California, Simoens da Silva (1921)
"... of the Yale Union," says Dr. Irvine, in a delightful illustrated brochure which he afterward compiled, '' was a youth of exceeding great callowness. ..."

5. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"... the fifth and succeeding centuries, until taken up by the currents of mingled decrepitude and callowness which marked the coming of the mediaeval time. ..."

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