inexperience noun

ADJ. relative | youthful | political

VERB + INEXPERIENCE reveal, show She showed her inexperience by asking lots of trivial questions. | be down to The team's defensive errors were down to (= a result of their) inexperience. | put sth down to He put his mistakes down to (= believed they were caused by his) inexperience.

INEXPERIENCE + VERB show Her inexperience in politics did not show as she debated with the other candidates.

PREP. because of/from/through ~ They made mistakes through inexperience. | ~ in inexperience in teaching