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n. pl. ju·ve·nil·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being juvenile; youthfulness.
a. Foolishly juvenile behavior or character; immaturity.
b. An instance of juvenile behavior.


n, pl -ties
1. the quality or condition of being juvenile, esp of being immature
2. (often plural) a juvenile act or manner
3. juveniles collectively


(ˌdʒu vəˈnɪl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. juvenile state, character, or manner.
2. an instance of being juvenile.

juvenilism, juvenility

Often pejorative. a mode of action or thought characterized by apparent youthfulness. — juvenile, n., adj.
See also: Behavior
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juvenility - lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
immatureness, immaturity - not having reached maturity
2.juvenility - the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person
youngness - the opposite of oldness


The time of life between childhood and maturity: