1. adolescent

noun. ['ˌædəˈlɛsənt, ˌædoʊˈlɛsənt'] a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity.


  • pachuco
  • teenager
  • punk rocker
  • young man
  • teen
  • stripling
  • juvenile person
  • young buck
  • chebab
  • mod
  • rocker
  • juvenile


  • ripe
  • fledged
  • interesting
  • wholesome

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Rhymes with Adolescent

  • antidepressant
  • incandescent
  • convalescent
  • obsolescent
  • luminescent
  • suppressant
  • iridescent
  • fluorescent
  • evanescent
  • effervescent
  • depressant
  • quiescent
  • incessant
  • crescent
  • bessent

Sentences with adolescent

1. Noun, singular or mass
Little is known about this disease, which tends to affect adolescent pugs age 2 to 3.

2. Adjective
Clinical training at Northwestern focuses on adult psychology, child and adolescent psychology, behavioral medicine and clinical neuropsychology.

Quotes about adolescent

1. Although I'm only fourteen, I know quite well what I want, I know who is right and who is wrong. I have my opinions, my own ideas and principles, and although it may sound pretty mad from an adolescent, I feel more of a person than a child, I feel quite indepedent of anyone.
- Anne Frank, The Diary of Anne Frank

2. When I was a child, when I was an adolescent, books saved me from despair: that convinced me that culture was the highest of values[...].
- Simone de Beauvoir, The Woman Destroyed

3. No adolescent ever wants to be understood, which is why they complain about being misunderstood all the time.
- Stephen Fry, Moab Is My Washpot

2. adolescent

adjective. ['ˌædəˈlɛsənt, ˌædoʊˈlɛsənt'] displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity.


  • immature
  • jejune
  • juvenile


  • woman
  • unfashionable
  • senior
  • experienced

3. adolescent

adjective. ['ˌædəˈlɛsənt, ˌædoʊˈlɛsənt'] being of the age 13 through 19.


  • teenaged
  • immature
  • teenage
  • teen


  • aged
  • late
  • full-term
  • immaturity

4. adolescent

adjective. ['ˌædəˈlɛsənt, ˌædoʊˈlɛsənt'] in the state of development between puberty and maturity.


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