from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or condition of being juvenile; youthfulness.
  • n. Foolishly juvenile behavior or character; immaturity.
  • n. An instance of juvenile behavior.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being juvenile

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Youthfulness; adolescence.
  • n. The manners or character of youth; immaturity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being young; youthfulness, or a youthful manner or appearance.
  • n. Anything characteristic of youth; a juvenile act or idea; juvenile crudity or volatility; a youthful proceeding or performance.

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

  • n. lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
  • n. the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person


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