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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having qualities or abilities of an adult at an earlier than usual age.

Usage examples (29)
  • The young child has shown an amazing precocity for playing the violin.
  • Kuroda respects her and likes her, so her precocity is never a joke or freakish.
  • Herewith a compilation of great moments in precocity, endurance, and procrastination, organized instructively by age
  • Its duration varies with the precocity of the embryo. for more
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