Synonyms for maturity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : muh-choo r-i-tee, -too r-, -tyoo r-, -chur-
Phonetic Transcription : məˈtʃʊər ɪ ti, -ˈtʊər-, -ˈtyʊər-, -ˈtʃɜr-

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Définition of maturity

Origin :
  • early 15c., "maturity of character;" mid-15c., "ripeness," from Middle French maturité and directly from Latin maturitatem (nominative maturitas) "ripeness," from maturus "ripe" (see mature (v.)). Financial sense "state of being due for payment" is from 1815.
  • noun adulthood, full growth
Example sentences :
  • Though we are not told the age of Lazarus we judge that he was at most no more than in man's maturity.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • This earth will not do for a Christian in the maturity of his character.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • It is, indeed, only in maturity that we know how lovely were our earliest years!
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Claret for youth, say I, sack for maturity, and strong waters in old age.
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He grinds the grains of maturity or the herbs that make the elixir of life.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • The greater the pity that it was not brought to maturity by its author.
  • Extract from : « Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics » by William Thomas Thornton
  • Tobacco also thrives there, but comes to maturity with difficulty.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • If we are ever to reach the Heights of Maturity we must spend ten years in the Teens.
  • Extract from : « Almost A Man » by Mary Wood-Allen
  • The younger man had attained to the maturity of full manhood.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • The choice should depend on the accessibility and maturity of the wood.
  • Extract from : « Manual of American Grape-Growing » by U. P. Hedrick

Antonyms for maturity

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