Definition of immature in English:

immature

Line breaks: im¦ma|ture
Pronunciation: /ˌɪməˈtjʊə
 
, ˌɪməˈtjɔː/

adjective

Derivatives

immaturely

adverb
More example sentences
  • The youth definitely handled the situation rather immaturely, i.e: turning into a mob, but I think the city should have anticipated this mass influx of drunken youth, and maybe given them something to do.
  • Some of us act maturely and some act immaturely.
  • After not inconsiderable troubles in my life I was thinking excitedly if immaturely that this was a bit of a milestone - something to celebrate.

Origin

mid 16th century (in the sense 'premature', referring to death): from Latin immaturus 'untimely, unripe', from in- 'not' + maturus 'ripe' (see mature).

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