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 ?
Alas I your so called purity Is merely immaturity, And woman's nature plays its part Sincerely but in woman's art.
Her complexion was delicate and perfectly natural, the graceful lines of her figure suggested more the immaturity of youth than any undue slimness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shaurya, a private equity professional, defended the government on the economic situation said the Opposition's criticism reflects a "very high degree of immaturity."
That is immaturity extended beyond its natural phase.
QUETTA -- Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Secretary General Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri has said that lack of self-confidence and immaturity shown by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has damaged the economy, stressing that the federal government should end its double standard policy.
However, the way they are being undertaken shows the immaturity of the Ministry of Finance which seems to be operating on a trial and error mode.
He advised the PTI to take care of its own members who were annoyed at the immaturity of the party.