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  • adj. Not grown; immature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not grown; immature.


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un- +‎ grown


  • Zooey breaks up with bozo cheat durr-brain boyfriend, needs new room, moves in rather unaccountably with three ungrown males – what's happening to us men?

    Rewind TV: Sherlock; Endeavour; Public Enemies; New Girl – review

  • I think of our (thankfully!) past president and see the dire, worldwide damage caused by one ungrown little boy.

    Peter Clothier: Men's Warrior Weekend

  • Then my mind cleared, I saw things as they really were and not as my sick heart painted them, and I said bitterly, What, we two ungrown youths track down a murderer?

    Wicked Will

  • They rode in silence until the dean suddenly said, out of the blue, No, do not take the ungrown prisoner.


  • The sea and the iron road are safer toys for such ungrown people; we are not yet ripe to be birds.

    Uncollected Prose

  • Boyce, the ungrown gentleman, and two girl Boyces, who were fourteen and fifteen years of age.

    The Small House at Allington

  • And at every clearing I flew more furiously, thinking to seize all of her with my gaze before she could cross the glade; but ever she found some little low tree, some bush of birch ungrown, or the far top branches of the next grove to screen her flying body and preserve allurement.

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • That slender and graceful figure, with its simple and elegant dress, which set off to the utmost the perfection of her form, looked certainly unlike the ungrown girl whom Lord Chetwynde had seen years before.

    The Cryptogram A Novel

  • The inequality of his various productions may be compared to the disproportions of the ungrown giant.

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851

  • As whilome a top flying under the twisted whipcord, which boys busy at their play drive circling wide round an empty hall, runs before the lash and spins in wide gyrations; the witless ungrown band hang wondering over it and admire the whirling boxwood; the strokes lend it life: with pace no slacker is she borne midway through towns and valiant nations.

    The Aeneid of Virgil


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