adolescence

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From Middle English adolescence, from Old French adolescence, from Latin adolescentia, from adolescens (young); see adolescent.

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adolescence (countable and uncountable, plural adolescences)

  1. The transitional period of physical and psychological development between childhood and maturity.
    During adolescence, the body and mind go through many complex changes, some of which are difficult to deal with.

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adolescence f (plural adolescences)

  1. adolescence

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