Definitions

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  • n. The time of life when one is expected to take responsibility for one's own actions and well-being.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being adult or completely developed: as, in full vigor and adulthood.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
  • n. the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed

Etymologies

From adult +‎ -hood (Wiktionary)

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