immature

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French immature

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

immature (comparative more immature, superlative most immature)

  1. Not fully formed or developed, unripe, not mature.
  2. Childish in behavior, not mature.
    You're only young once, but you can be immature the rest of your life.
    The man was immature for throwing a tantrum.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

immature (plural immatures)

  1. An immature member of a species.
    • 2001, DE Walter, ‎H Proctor, & ‎RA Norton, Acarology: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, ISBN 064309850X, page 51:
      There are many genera and even families of Brachypylina for which immatures are not yet known, and thus numerous examples of adult convergence and misclassification remain to be revealed: such is the case with Hypozetes.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

immature f pl

  1. feminine plural of immaturo

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

immātūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of immātūrus