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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.youthfully - in a youthful manner; "he is still youthfully enthusiastic"
مُتَعَلِّق بجيل الشَّباب
eins og unglingur
gençliğe yakışır bir şekilde


advjugendlich; she leapt up youthfullysie sprang jugendlich frisch auf


(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.
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She was a lady of about fifty, I should think, youthfully dressed, and of a very fine complexion.
Everyone sitting in this antechamber experienced the same feeling of respect and even fear when the enormously high study door opened and showed the figure of a rather small old man, with powdered wig, small withered hands, and bushy gray eyebrows which, when he frowned, sometimes hid the gleam of his shrewd, youthfully glittering eyes.
Kurtz,' he said, youthfully solemn and reproachful.
Kim explained the reason for popularity, "For their similarities to the style of the 'Missijok', married women in their 30s or elder who behave and dress youthfully, who are often seen in various Korean dramas and films, INDIBRAND products are winning popularity among customers who are deeply interested in Korean culture.
Joan, who tells the Rosenbachs her name is Janet, is endearingly imperfect and youthfully naive.
Pretty much living youthfully, playing rock n'roll and having fun for as long as you can.
Dvorak's spacious, occasionally youthfully chatty, compositions gave way to the young artist's emotionally charged, often dramatically and tempo contrastive chamber statements.
Where goals were once a rarity now three youngsters still naive, still inexperienced, and still youthfully optimistic have notched big time within a week - Ayoze Perez, Sammy Ameobi and Rolando Aarons.
Silvers himself remains youthfully curious and engaged, leaning forward with excitement, dark eyes brightening as he holds up the current issue, which features several essays on philosophy, along with pieces on everything from Ukraine to a biography of Coco Chanel.
Job seekers of a certain age know that, in many cases, they are competing not only against each other but candidates young enough to be their children--and may be inclined to present themselves as youthfully as possible.
We have moved to a location close to our major clients on Sheikh Zayed Road into a bigger and very youthfully designed office.
In the midst of constant dreariness, recurring horror and occasional atrocity, their concerns are youthfully mundane.