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Meaning of IMMATURITY

Pronunciation:  `imuch'ûrutee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  not having reached maturity
 

IMMATURITY is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: immatureness
 
 Antonyms: matureness, maturity
 
 See Also: adolescence, babyhood, callowness, childhood, greenness, infancy, jejuneness, juvenility, prematureness, prematurity, puerility, state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im`ma*tu"ri*ty\, n. [L. immaturitas: cf. F.
immaturit['e].]
The state or quality of being immature or not fully
developed; unripeness; incompleteness.

      When the world has outgrown its intellectual
      immaturity.                              --Caird.

 
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