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ˈni əˌfaɪtneo·phyte

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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.7 / 3 votes

  1. neophyte

    The name disciple is given to the follower of a certain faith, without reference to any previous belief or allegiance; a convert is a person who has come to one faith from a different belief or from unbelief. A proselyte is one who has been led to accept a religious system, whether with or without true faith; a convert is always understood to be a believer. A neophyte is a new convert, not yet fully indoctrinated, or not admitted to full privileges. The antonyms apostate, pervert, and renegade are condemnatory names applied to the convert by those whose faith he forsakes.

    convert, disciple, proselyte

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. neophytenoun

    a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously

    starter, fledgeling, newcomer, fledgling, entrant, freshman, catechumen, newbie

  2. newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrantnoun

    any new participant in some activity

    catechumen, starter, starter motor, fledgeling, crank, newcomer, fledgling, starting motor, appetizer, entrant, fresher, dispatcher, freshman, appetiser, newbie

  3. catechumen, neophytenoun

    a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist

    starter, fledgeling, newcomer, fledgling, entrant, freshman, catechumen, newbie

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. neophytenoun

    convert, proselyte, CATECHUMEN

  2. neophytenoun

    beginner, tyro, pupil

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. neophytenoun

    convert, proselyte, novice, tyro, beginner

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  1. Prime Minister Dean Barrow:

    Mr. Morales is a neophyte, he is a novice, we will not be bullied and Mr. Morales needs to learn that right quick.

  2. Chris Murphy:

    A general at DoD was especially worrying under Trump, trump had zero foreign policy experience, a penchant to glorify violence, a total neophyte Secretary of State, and an unstable, war mongering former general as NSA.

  3. James Scott:

    America’s treasure troves of public and private data, IP, and critical infrastructure continues to be pilfered, annihilated, and disrupted, while an organizational culture of ‘Participation Trophy Winners” managed by tech neophyte executives continue to lose one battle after the next.

  4. Carly Fiorina:

    I'm not a neophyte in government, but I'm not a professional politician.

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