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Insipient

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Insipient Wanting wisdom; stupid; foolish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • insipient Not sapient or wise; unwise; foolish.
    • n insipient An unwise person.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. insipiens,; pref. in-, not + sapiens, wise

Usage

In literature:

I know that I impose upon the young and insipient.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
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