adulthood

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Etymology[edit]

From adult +‎ -hood

Noun[edit]

adulthood (usually uncountable, plural adulthoods)

  1. The time of life when one is expected to take responsibility for one's own actions and well-being.
    The boy entered adulthood by undergoing a rite of passage.

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