Associations to the word «Adolescent»


ADOLESCENT, adjective. Characteristic of, or relating to, or undergoing adolescence; immature.
ADOLESCENT, noun. A teenager; a juvenile after puberty.

Dictionary definition

ADOLESCENT, noun. A juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity.
ADOLESCENT, adjective. Relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent; "adolescent problems".
ADOLESCENT, adjective. Being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen years".
ADOLESCENT, adjective. Displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes".
ADOLESCENT, adjective. In the state of development between puberty and maturity; "adolescent boys and girls".

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