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Not fit for an adult; immature; silly
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  1. Not fit for an adult; immature; silly
  2. Of or suitable for a child.
  3. Marked by or indicating a lack of maturity; puerile:
  1. Innocent and trustful; credulous; artless
  2. Like or characteristic of a child; innocent, trusting, etc.
  3. Belonging or suitable to a child
Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity:
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  1. Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity:
  2. Not mature or ripe; not completely grown or developed
  3. Not fully grown or developed:
Of soft quality or delicate tone; subdued
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  1. Of soft quality or delicate tone; subdued
  2. Gentle, mild, or light; not rough or heavy
  3. Sensitive to frost or severe cold; not hardy:
Inexperienced, immature, or untried.
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  1. Inexperienced, immature, or untried.
  2. Of a bird that has yet to develop its wings and feathers and become able to fly
  3. Not having the feathers necessary to fly. Used of a young bird.
Silly or trivial, esp. in a childish way or as a result of immaturity
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  1. Silly or trivial, esp. in a childish way or as a result of immaturity
  2. (Archaic) Belonging to childhood; juvenile.
  3. Immature, especially in being silly or trivial; childish.
Of, like, or fit for a boy or boys
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  1. Of, like, or fit for a boy or boys
  2. Characteristic of or befitting a boy:
  3. Like a stereotypical boy in appearance or demeanor.
Of or relating to girlhood.
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  1. Of or relating to girlhood.
  2. Of, like, or suitable to a girl or girlhood
  3. Characteristic of or befitting a girl:
Characteristic of adolescence; immature:
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  1. Characteristic of adolescence; immature:
  2. Of or characteristic of adolescence; youthful, exuberant, immature, unsettled, etc.
  3. Developing from childhood to maturity; growing up
Of, characteristic of, or suitable for children or young persons
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  1. Of, characteristic of, or suitable for children or young persons
  2. Relating to or characteristic of a young animal that has not reached sexual maturity:
  3. Not fully grown or developed; young.
That is beginning to develop.
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  1. That is beginning to develop.
  2. Being in an early developmental stage:
  3. A form of asexual reproduction in living organisms in which new individuals form from outgrowths (buds) on the bodies of mature organisms. These outgrowths grow by means of mitotic cell division. Many simple multicellular animals such as hydras and unicellular organisms such as yeasts reproduce by budding.
Becoming young; growing youthful
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  1. Becoming young; growing youthful
Young; possessing youth; not yet old or mature
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  1. Young; possessing youth; not yet old or mature
  2. Of, characteristic of, or suitable for youth
  3. Typical of or suggesting youth:
Of, having to do with, or characteristic of puberty
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  1. Of, having to do with, or characteristic of puberty
  2. Reaching or having recently reached puberty.
  3. Covered with a soft down, as many plants and insects
Resembling a boy.
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Resembling a girl.
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(Informal) Utter; complete
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  1. (Informal) Utter; complete
  2. Flowering; blossoming
  3. Used as an intensive:
That grows.
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  1. That grows.
  2. Connected with growing
(Idiomatic) short; especially relating to when the subject was a small child
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  1. (Idiomatic) short; especially relating to when the subject was a small child
Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature:
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  1. Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature:
  2. Still lacking the feathers needed for flying; unfledged
Overspread with or characterized by green plants or foliage
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  1. Overspread with or characterized by green plants or foliage
  2. Beneficial to the environment or less harmful to the environment than others:
  3. Not mature or ripe:
Nude; naked:
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  1. Nude; naked:
  2. Recently finished; fresh:
  3. Not finished, covered, or coated:
Not tutored or taught; uneducated
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  1. Not tutored or taught; uneducated
  2. Simple; naive; unsophisticated
  3. Untrained, not taught or educated in a field of knowledge
Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
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  1. Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
  2. Showing a lack of learning or education
  3. Known or acquired without conscious study
Intended for or including youthful persons:
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  1. Intended for or including youthful persons:
  2. Made up of younger members
  3. Used to distinguish a son from his father when they have the same given name.
(Grammar, of a clause, not comparable) dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
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  1. (Grammar, of a clause, not comparable) dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
  2. Inferior to or placed below another in rank, power, importance, etc.; secondary
  3. Placed in a lower class, rank, or position.
Low or lower in order, degree, or rank:
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  1. Low or lower in order, degree, or rank:
  2. (Botany) Located below the perianth and other floral parts. Used of an ovary.
  3. Low or lower in quality, value, or estimation:
Showing or arising from a lack of education or knowledge:
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  1. Showing or arising from a lack of education or knowledge:
  2. Lacking knowledge (in a particular area or matter)
  3. Having little knowledge, education, or experience; uneducated; inexperienced
Recently made, produced, or harvested; not stale or spoiled:
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  1. Recently made, produced, or harvested; not stale or spoiled:
  2. Having the glowing or unspoiled appearance of youth:
  3. Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
Characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date:
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  1. Characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date:
  2. Of or relating to recent times or the present:
  3. Of or relating to a recently developed or advanced style, technique, or technology:
(Geology) Of, relating to, or being the Holocene Epoch.
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  1. (Geology) Of, relating to, or being the Holocene Epoch.
  2. Modern; new.
  3. Done, made, etc. just before the present time; modern; new
Reborn
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  1. Reborn
  2. Recently born
  3. Very recently born:
Beneficial to the environment or less harmful to the environment than others:
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  1. Beneficial to the environment or less harmful to the environment than others:
  2. Made with green or leafy vegetables:
  3. Not cured or tanned:
Not mature or ripe; not completely grown or developed
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  1. Not mature or ripe; not completely grown or developed
  2. Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity:
  3. Not fully grown or developed:
Of or for infants or infancy
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  1. Of or for infants or infancy
  2. Intended for infants or young children.
  3. Newly begun or formed:
Marked by immaturity; childish:
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  1. Marked by immaturity; childish:
  2. Characteristic of, intended for, or appropriate for children or young people:
  3. Relating to or characteristic of a young animal that has not reached sexual maturity:
Young; possessing youth; not yet old or mature
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  1. Young; possessing youth; not yet old or mature
  2. Of, characteristic of, or suitable for youth
  3. Typical of or suggesting youth:
A young person, especially a young male in late adolescence.
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  1. A young person, especially a young male in late adolescence.
  2. The period of life coming between childhood and maturity; adolescence
  3. An early period of development or existence:
A group of a particular breed or kind
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  1. A group of a particular breed or kind
  2. All the children in a family
  3. The young of certain animals, especially a group of young birds hatched at one time and cared for together.
The young borne at one time by a dog, cat, or other animal which normally bears several young at a delivery
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  1. The young borne at one time by a dog, cat, or other animal which normally bears several young at a delivery
  2. An absorbent granular or pelletized material used to cover the bottom of a receptacle (litter box) into which a domestic pet, esp. a cat, is trained to urinate and defecate
  3. Carelessly discarded refuse, such as wastepaper:

Synonym Study

  • Adolescent applies to one in the period between puberty and maturity and especially suggests the awkwardness, emotional instability, etc. of this period adolescent yearnings
  • Puerile implies reference to adults who unbecomingly display the immature qualities of a child puerile petulance
  • Juvenile applies to that which relates to, is suited to, or is intended for young persons juvenile delinquency, behavior, books, etc.
  • Youthful applies to one who is, or appears to be, in the period between childhood and maturity or to that which is appropriate to such a person a youthful executive, youthful hopes
  • young blood
  • Young is the general word for one in an early period of life and variously connotes the vigor, strength, immaturity, etc. of this period a young child, man, etc.
Find another word for young. In this page you can discover 64 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for young, like: childish, childlike, at the breast, immature, tender, unfledged, puerile, boyish, girlish, adolescent and juvenile.