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Overview of noun adolescent

The noun adolescent has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) adolescent, stripling, teenager, teen

(a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity)


Overview of adj adolescent

The adj adolescent has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) adolescent

(relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent; "adolescent problems")

2. adolescent, teen, teenage, teenaged

(being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen years")

3. adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerile

(displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes")

4. adolescent

(in the state of development between puberty and maturity; "adolescent boys and girls")

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