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Saltos de línea: adult|ness
Pronunciación: /ˈadʌltnəs
, əˈdʌltnəs

Definición de adultness en inglés:


[mass noun]
The possession of adult qualities such as emotional maturity or responsibility.
Example sentences
  • The amount of emotional space it takes to have a feeling of adultness and autonomy will vary from relationship to relationship.
  • Can the degree or quality of an individual's adultness be assessed?
  • The debate should proceed from the premise that adult education must above all be a vehicle for enhancing adultness.

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