Synonyms for juvenile

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : joo-vuh-nl, -nahyl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdʒu və nl, -ˌnaɪl

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Définition of juvenile

Origin :
  • 1620s, from Latin iuvenilis "of or belonging to youth," from iuvenis "young person," originally "young" (cf. French jeune; see young). Juvenile delinquency first recorded 1816; Juvenile delinquent the following year.
  • adj childish
  • noun young person
Example sentences :
  • His narrative is adapted alike for the juvenile mind and for the adult.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870 » by Various
  • The conversation at this point was interrupted by the appearance of the juvenile man.
  • Extract from : « The Strollers » by Frederic S. Isham
  • With impulsive kindness he stops and speaks assuringly to this juvenile spy.
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • This miracle is as common in the "Acta Sanctorum" as in the juvenile romances.
  • Extract from : « The Book-Hunter » by John Hill Burton
  • Merrihew curled the ends of his juvenile mustache and scowled fiercely.
  • Extract from : « The Lure of the Mask » by Harold MacGrath
  • They desired, naturally, to keep me with them in the juvenile department.
  • Extract from : « Jane Journeys On » by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Truly John was becoming an important figure in the juvenile world.
  • Extract from : « A Son of the City » by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • The pillow, need I add, was to suppress the latent pangs of juvenile appetite.
  • Extract from : « Old Fogy » by James Huneker
  • Memory failed to produce any juvenile John Grant for her inspection.
  • Extract from : « Jill the Reckless » by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • He tried to picture Kettleman in the midst of a gang of juvenile delinquents.
  • Extract from : « Out Like a Light » by Gordon Randall Garrett

Antonyms for juvenile

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