Synonyms for immature

Grammar : Adj
Spell : im-uh-choor, -toor, -tyoor, -chur
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɪm əˈtʃʊər, -ˈtʊər, -ˈtyʊər, -ˈtʃɜr

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Définition of immature

Origin :
  • 1540s, "untimely, premature," from Latin immaturus "untimely, unripe," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + maturus (see mature (v.)). In 16c., usually in reference to early death; modern sense of "not fully developed" first recorded 1640s. In reference to mentalities or behaviors not considered age-appropriate, from 1920.
  • adj young, inexperienced
Example sentences :
  • And none but calves the most immature can possibly sympathize with him.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various
  • In general it may be observed, that those kinds of fish which are well grown, nourish better than the young and immature.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • That is abortive that is untimely, that has not been borne its full time, that is immature.
  • Extract from : « The Verbalist » by Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
  • Larva (plural larvæ): the young or immature form of an insect.
  • Extract from : « Agriculture for Beginners » by Charles William Burkett
  • Pistil: the part of the blossom that contains the immature seeds.
  • Extract from : « Agriculture for Beginners » by Charles William Burkett
  • What is it that is thus being cultivated in these immature minds?
  • Extract from : « Spontaneous Activity in Education » by Maria Montessori
  • Was this the child-like, immature being of their strange visit to Miraflores?
  • Extract from : « Robert Orange » by John Oliver Hobbes
  • It is true that the art of a young man is too immature to be impersonal.
  • Extract from : « William Shakespeare » by John Masefield
  • The present experience, he decided, was immature, a mere coincidence.
  • Extract from : « Shapes that Haunt the Dusk » by Various
  • I thanked her, but pointed out that the matrimonial project was, as yet, immature.
  • Extract from : « The Seven Secrets » by William Le Queux

Antonyms for immature

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