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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being fully grown-up, leaving childhood and adolescence behind.

Usage examples (35)
  • Lilly went to college as soon as she reached adulthood.
  • I can only hope that whatever they choose to do in adulthood is because they chose to do it.
  • It's not that my adulthood is particularly unhappy.
  • Even in adulthood, as the years go by, their legacy lives on within. for more
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