Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being precocious; premature growth or development; early ripeness, especially of the mental powers.

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  • noun The state of being precocious.

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  • noun intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules

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Compare French précocité.

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