immaturity


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im·ma·ture

 (ĭm′ə-tyo͝or′, -cho͝or′, -to͝or′)
adj.
1. Not fully grown or developed: an immature plant.
2. Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity: silly, immature behavior. See Synonyms at young.
n.
An immature animal; a juvenile.

[Latin immātūrus : in-, not; see in-1 + mātūrus, mature; see mā- in Indo-European roots.]

im′ma·ture′ly adv.
im′ma·tur′i·ty, im′ma·ture′ness n.

im•ma•tu•ri•ty

(ˌɪm əˈtʃʊər ɪ ti, -ˈtʊər-, -ˈtyʊər-, -ˈtʃɜr-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a state or condition of being immature.
2. an immature action or attitude.
[1530–40; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immaturity - not having reached maturity
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
greenness - the state of not being ripe
callowness, jejuneness, juvenility - lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
prematureness, prematurity - the state of being premature
adolescence - in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood
puerility, childhood - the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
babyhood, infancy - the earliest state of immaturity
matureness, maturity - state of being mature; full development

immaturity

noun
1. rawness, imperfection, greenness, unpreparedness, unripeness In spite of some immaturity of style, it showed real imagination.
2. childishness, puerility, callowness, juvenility, babyishness his immaturity and lack of social skills
Translations
عَدَم نُضوج
nezralost
umodenhed
vanòroski
imaturitate
nezrelosť
hamlıktoyluk

immaturity

[ˌɪməˈtjʊərɪtɪ] Ninmadurez f, falta f de madurez; [of tree, plant] → inmadurez f

immaturity

[ˌɪməˈtjʊərɪti] n
(physical)immaturité f
(= childishness) → immaturité f

immaturity

nUnreife f

immaturity

[ˌɪməˈtjʊərɪtɪ] nimmaturità

immature

(iməˈtjuə) adjective
1. childish and behaving like someone much younger.
2. not fully grown or fully developed; not ripe.
ˌimmaˈturity noun

immaturity

n inmadurez f
References in classic literature ?
Now Pearl knew well enough who made her, for Hester Prynne, the daughter of a pious home, very soon after her talk with the child about her Heavenly Father, had begun to inform her of those truths which the human spirit, at whatever stage of immaturity, imbibes with such eager interest.
Alas I your so called purity Is merely immaturity, And woman's nature plays its part Sincerely but in woman's art.
In her whole person there was something both youthful and subdued, slender and yet ample, tranquil yet shy; a mixture of immaturity and repose, of innocence and dignity.
It was no mature woman with a long dark vista of intrigue behind her who was tormented thus; but a girl of simple life, not yet one-and twenty, who had been caught during her days of immaturity like a bird in a springe.
Her complexion was delicate and perfectly natural, the graceful lines of her figure suggested more the immaturity of youth than any undue slimness.
This inclination is common enough in many romantic-spirited persons of all times, and it is always a symptom of immaturity or lack of perfect balance.
A group of dark Scotch firs was introduced in the middle distance to relieve the prevailing freshness of the rest; but in the foreground was part of the gnarled trunk and of the spreading boughs of a large forest- tree, whose foliage was of a brilliant golden green - not golden from autumnal mellowness, but from the sunshine and the very immaturity of the scarce expanded leaves.
SIR - Refusing to even stand while the national anthem of any country is being played or sung amounts to nothing more than truculent immaturity, but Robyn Lewis informs us that that is what he used to do when he was a (privileged) pupil at an English boarding school.
He said that Junaid Khan was making accusations against his own party which was political immaturity.
At the age of 23, youth cannot be an excuse, only immaturity, which sadly seems to be an all too-often default position that western society affords to such miscreants.
Meanwhile, the objectives of the study are to examine the relationship between family problems, inability to adapt with new culture, language problem and emotional immaturity towards expatriate failure.
He said the decision of the Arvind Kejriwal- led P government to quit after 49 days was taken in a hurry and it was because of political immaturity.