Definitions for callowness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cal•lowˈkæl oʊ(adj.)

  1. immature or inexperienced:

    a callow youth.

  2. (of a young bird) featherless; unfledged.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of callow:

bef. 1000; ME, OE calu bald, c. MD, MLG kale, OHG chalo bald, OCS golŭ bare

cal′low•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. callowness, jejuneness, juvenility(noun)

    lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life

Wiktionary

  1. callowness(Noun)

    The condition of being callow; immaturity.

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