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Definition 1: a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for adolescent in the sense of this definition

(adolescent is a kind of ...) a young person, not fully developed

(... is a kind of adolescent ) a Palestinian juvenile 10-15 years old who fights against the Israelis

(... is a kind of adolescent ) a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers

(... is a kind of adolescent ) a Mexican-American teenager who belongs to a neighborhood gang and who dresses in showy clothes

(... is a kind of adolescent ) a teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture

(... is a kind of adolescent ) a teenager or young adult in the 1960s who wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles

(... is a kind of adolescent ) a teenager or a young adult male

Definition 2: relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where adolescent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adolescent problems

Definition 3: in the state of development between puberty and maturity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adolescent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adolescent boys and girls

(adolescent is similar to ...) not yet mature

Definition 4: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adolescent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adolescent insecurity
  • jejune responses to our problems
  • their behavior was juvenile
  • puerile jokes

Synonyms for adolescent in the sense of this definition

(adolescent is similar to ...) characteristic of a lack of maturity

"immature behavior"

Definition 5: being of the age 13 through 19 - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adolescent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • teenage mothers
  • the teen years

Synonyms for adolescent in the sense of this definition

(adolescent is similar to ...) (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

"young people"

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