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  • n. Plural form of immaturity.

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Examples

  • So if you're unwilling to take on pet detail should your children fail to live up to their promises … please don't subject an animal to their immaturities.

    Vet's view: Best/worst pets for allergic kids

  • It begins, as a rule, during the immaturities and facile impressions of freshman year — sometimes back in preparatory school.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • We may not like people because of these flaws or immaturities, but the further we ourselves grow, the more we become able to accept—to love—them, flaws and all.

    THE DIFFERENT DRUM

  • The obstacles in treatment caused her to conclude that these patients had a lower threshold for frustration, a preference for action rather than verbalization of feelings, and new weaknesses and immaturities of ego structure.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

  • A thought so unendurable demands instant comfort: you find it in the reflection that children and animals are charming immaturities, lacking in judgment, devoid of discrimination, swayed by trifles; and that winning their approval is a matter, not of mental or spiritual worth, but of a willingness to throw sticks into the sea or an ability to draw elephants with a single line.

    Try Anything Twice

  • There were very definite vices and definite shortcomings and immaturities in the literature he admires; and as he is not the person to tell us of the vices and shortcomings, he is not the person to lay before us the work of absolutely the finest quality.

    Imperfect Critics

  • It begins, as a rule, during the immaturities and facile impressions of freshman year -- sometimes back in preparatory school.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • The day had been one of continual friction, and Dora's irritable pettishness hard to bear, because it had now lost that childish unreason which had always induced Ethel's patience, for Dora had lately put away all her ignorant immaturities.

    The Man Between: An International Romance

  • A truer sense of the conditions attending the origins and progress of civilisation and of the immaturities through which religious as well as moral and social ideas advance, brought of necessity a changed idea of the nature of

    An Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant

  • These immaturities will be found to disappear, as his sphere widens and his responsibilities increase.

    The Life of Nelson

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