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Adjective: experienced  ik'speer-ee-unst
  1. Having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
    - experient
Verb: experience  ik'speer-ee-un(t)s
  1. Go or live through
    "he experienced action in Viet Nam";
    - see, go through
     
  2. Have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
    "I experience the feeling!";
    - know, live
     
  3. Go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
    "experience vertigo";
    - receive, have, get
     
  4. Undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
    - feel
     
  5. Be subject to, have the experience of
    "The chemical experiencees a sudden change"; "The fluid experiencees shear"; "experience a strange sensation";
    - undergo, have

See also: full-fledged, fully fledged, intimate, knowledgable, knowledgeable, old, older, practiced [N. Amer], practised [Brit, Cdn], seasoned, skilled, tough, toughened, versed, veteran

Type of: change

Antonym: inexperienced

Encyclopedia: Experienced

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