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Pronunciation:  `imuch'ûrutee

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Im`ma*tu"ri*ty\, n. [L. immaturitas: cf. F.
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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