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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The time between childhood and adulthood.

Usage examples (39)
  • adolescence is a time of many changes.
  • Still, adolescence is notable for its lack of both, right?
  • Apparently, adolescence is awkward for humans and birds alike.
  • We've really hemmed in adolescence in a way we never have before. for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Adolescence" (developmental stage between childhood and adulthood) can be a very difficult time for "adolescents" (teenagers) and their parents.
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