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 ?
Amy was learning this distinction through much tribulation, for mistaking enthusiasm for inspiration, she attempted every branch of art with youthful audacity.
The young inventor admitted knowing the youthful scientist, but that was all, Tom reiterating his determination not to let Professor Bumper be beaten in the race for the idol of gold.
His fresh color and sandy hair and quick-changing blue eyes are those of a young man, and his sympathetic, solicitous interest in women is as youthful as it is Western and American.
Pontellier, blazing with beauty and diamonds at the head of the board, while the other women were all of them youthful houris, possessed of incomparable charms.
Major Heyward was mistaken only in suffering his youthful and generous pride to suppress his active watchfulness.
Conspicuous among the dusty passengers, the two pretty and youthful faces of the daughters of Philip Carr, mining superintendent and engineer, looked from the windows with no little anxiety towards their future home in the straggling settlement below, that occasionally came in view at the turns of the long zigzagging road.
Now and then, there came a thrill of almost youthful enjoyment.
They spoke with far more interest and unction of their morning's breakfast, or yesterday's, to-day's, or tomorrow's dinner, than of the shipwreck of forty or fifty years ago, and all the world's wonders which they had witnessed with their youthful eyes.
Life folded Death; Death trellised Life; the grim god wived with youthful Life, and begat him curly-headed glories.
Generally it is the custom for the speech at a veselija to be taken out of one of the books and learned by heart; but in his youthful days Dede Antanas used to be a scholar, and really make up all the love letters of his friends.
Something in that dying scene had checked the natural fierceness of youthful passion.
Humboldt came to America to realize his youthful dreams of a tropical vegetation, and he beheld it in its greatest perfection in the primitive forests of the Amazon, the most gigantic wilderness on the earth, which he has so eloquently described.