youthful


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youth·ful

 (yo͞oth′fəl)
adj.
1. Characterized by youth; young: the youthful king.
2. Typical of or suggesting youth: youthful rebelliousness. See Synonyms at young.
3. In an early stage of development; new: a youthful nation.
4. Geology Young: a youthful streambed.

youth′ful·ly adv.
youth′ful·ness n.

youthful

(ˈjuːθfʊl)
adj
1. of, relating to, possessing, or characteristic of youth
2. fresh, vigorous, or active: he's surprisingly youthful for his age.
3. in an early stage of development: a youthful culture.
4. (Physical Geography) Also: young (of a river, valley, or land surface) in the early stage of the cycle of erosion, characterized by steep slopes, lack of flood plains, and V-shaped valleys. Compare mature6, old18
ˈyouthfully adv
ˈyouthfulness n

youth•ful

(ˈyuθ fəl)

adj.
1. characterized by youth.
2. of or suggesting youth: youthful enthusiasm.
3. in an early period of existence.
4. (of topographical features) having undergone erosion to a slight extent only.
[1555–65]
youth′ful•ly, adv.
youth′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.youthful - suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age"
young, immature - (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"

youthful

adjective
Being in an early period of growth or development:
Translations
حَيَوي، شَبابي، نَشيطخاص بجيل الشَّبابشابٌّ
mladickýmladistvýsvěží
ungungdommelig
fiatalkorifiatalos
æsku-unglegurungur
dinamikgençgençliğe özgü

youthful

[ˈjuːθfʊl] ADJ [looks, appearance] → joven, juvenil; [enthusiasm, energy] → juvenil; [ambition, indiscretion, inexperience] → de juventud
a group of youthful newcomersun grupo de jóvenes aún desconocidos
to look youthfultener aspecto joven, parecer joven

youthful

[ˈjuːθfʊl] adj
(= young-looking) [person, looks, appearance, face] → jeune
(= typical of youth) [enthusiasm, exuberance, energy, rebellion] → juvénile

youthful

adjjugendlich; he’s a youthful 65er ist ein jugendlicher Fünfundsechziger; a youthful mistakeeine Jugendsünde

youthful

[ˈjuːθfʊl] adj (air, figure, manner) → giovanile; (mistakes) → di gioventù

youth

(juːθ) plural youths (juːðz) noun
1. (the state of being in) the early part of life. Enjoy your youth!; He spent his youth in America.
2. a boy of fifteen to twenty years old approximately. He and two other youths were kicking a football about.
3. young people in general. Some people say that today's youth has/have no sense of responsibility.
ˈyouthful adjective
1. young. The boy looked very youthful.
2. energetic, active, young-looking etc. Exercise will keep you youthful.
3. of youth. youthful pleasures.
ˈyouthfully adverb
ˈyouthfulness noun
youth hostel a place for young people, especially hikers, on holiday, where cheap and simple accommodation is provided ( noun youth hosteller)
youth mentor noun
someone who gives guidance and is like a big sister/brother to a young person who has social problems or is retarded.

youthful

a. juvenil, joven;
to look ___parecer joven.
References in classic literature ?
The charm of the Mediterranean dwells in the unforgettable flavour of my early days, and to this hour this sea, upon which the Romans alone ruled without dispute, has kept for me the fascination of youthful romance.
The youthful lieutenant was per- haps the last man in the disordered mass.
Now,' said the milkman to a very youthful servant girl.
Like all that pertains to crime, it seemed never to have known a youthful era.
To Helen" first appeared in the 1831 volume, as did also "The Valley of Unrest" (as "The Valley Nis"), "Israfel," and one or two others of the youthful pieces.
Here we shall in time be in peace, and our regular employments, our books and conversations, with exercise, the children, and every domestic pleasure in my power to procure her, will, I trust, gradually overcome this youthful attachment.
Mrs Deborah no sooner observed this than she fell to squeezing and kissing, with as great raptures as sometimes inspire the sage dame of forty and five towards a youthful and vigorous bridegroom, crying out, in a shrill voice, "O, the dear little creature
In the meanwhile, Hawkeye, who looked on this burst of youthful feeling with a cool but kind regard made the following reply:
It was precisely that kind of youthful loveliness that a childless husband would pause to contemplate as the reality of the visions which his thoughts had often portrayed, and which his nature coveted as the only treasure wanting to complete the sum of his earthly bliss.
Ever since, by his beloved brother's deathbed, Levin had first glanced into the questions of life and death in the light of these new convictions, as he called them, which had during the period from his twentieth to his thirty-fourth year imperceptibly replaced his childish and youthful beliefs--he had been stricken with horror, not so much of death, as of life, without any knowledge of whence, and why, and how, and what it was.
His surname was Cruncher, and on the youthful occasion of his renouncing by proxy the works of darkness, in the easterly parish church of Hounsditch, he had received the added appellation of Jerry.
Now whatever might have been the subject of discourse between these two young persons--for Mademoiselle Hennequin was quite as youthful as my mistress, let her beauty be as it might--it was not continued in my presence; on the contrary, the young lady turned her eyes on me, instead of looking at her companion, and then she raised me in her hand, and commenced a critical examination of my person.