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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The period of time in life after physical growth has stopped and one is fully developed.

Usage examples (35)
  • I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
  • (Of course there are some who would question whether "maturity" is the right word.)
  • But when the evolving form has reached a certain degree of comparative perfection which we call maturity, it
  • Emotional maturity is not foreign to six year olds. for more
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