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Adolescent

 : 
Adjective, Noun
 : 
ad=o=les=cent

CIDE DICTIONARY

Adolescenta. [L. adolescens, p. pr. of adolescere to grow up to; ad + the inchoative olescere to grow: cf. F. adolescent. See Adult.].
     Growing; advancing from childhood to maturity.  [1913 Webster]
    "Schools, unless discipline were doubly strong,
    Detain their adolescent charge too long.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Adolescentn. 
     A youth.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Adolescent, adj. & n.
--adj. between childhood and adulthood.
--n. an adolescent person.

Derivative
adolescence n.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L adolescere grow up

THESAURUS

Adolescent

at half cock, baby, callow, fledgling, green, half-baked, half-cocked, half-grown, hopeful, ill-digested, immature, impubic, infant, junior, juvenal, juvenile, maturescent, minor, nubile, pubescent, raw, sapling, slip, sprig, stripling, teenager, teener, teenybopper, underripe, unfledged, ungrown, unmellowed, unripe, unseasoned, young hopeful, young person, younger, youngest, youngling, youngster, youth

ROGET THESAURUS

Adolescent

Adolescence

N adolescence, pubescence, majority, adultism, adultness, manhood, virility, maturity full age, ripe age, flower of age, prime of life, meridian of life, spring of life, man, woman, adult, no chicken, adolescent, pubescent, of age, of full age, of ripe age, out of one's teens, grown up, mature, full grown, in one's prime, middle-aged, manly, virile, adult, womanly, matronly, marriageable, nubile, Time with reference to an Effect or Purpose.


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