Synonyms to a novice at

ignorant, a stranger to, awkward, benighted, blankminded, boorish, brainless, callow, crude, disaccustomed, discourteous, dumb, empty, empty-headed, foolish, fresh, gauche, green, green as grass, groping, gross, headless, ill-mannered, illiterate, immature, impolite, in the dark, inane, incognizant, inept, inexperienced, ingenuous, innocent, insensate, irrational, know-nothing, lackbrained, lean-minded, lean-witted, lowbrow, mindless, naive, nescient, new to, not bright, oblivious, of little brain, pea-brained, pin-brained, raw, reasonless, rude, rusty, senseless, simple, slackminded, slackwitted, strange to, tentative, unaccustomed, unaccustomed to, unacquainted, unacquainted with, unapprized, unaware, uncivil, uncomprehending, unconscious, unconversant, unconversant with, uncouth, uncultured, undeveloped, uneducated, unenlightened, unexperienced, unfamiliar, unfamiliar with, unfledged, ungifted, unhabituated, unhardened, unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiated, uninitiated in, uninstructed, unintellectual, unintelligent, uninured, unknowing, unlearned, unlettered, unmatured, unposted, unpr