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immaturity Syllabification: im·ma·tu·ri·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌiməˈCHo͝orədē/

Definition of immaturity in English:


1The state of being immature or not fully grown.
Example sentences
  • Humans, indeed most species, experience biological immaturity.
  • However, Rogers may not be able to overcome his immaturity, which has been an issue in the past.
  • This is due to immaturity of brainstem control of central respiratory drive.
1.1Behavior that is appropriate to someone younger: they were shocked by such immaturity in a grown man
More example sentences
  • The only thing that has held them back in recent years has been their own immaturity.
  • I must not use my temperament as an excuse for immaturity or belligerence.
  • I just don't see the joy of going around spreading your stupidity and immaturity.

Words that rhyme with immaturity

biosecurity, cybersecurity, futurity, impurity, maturity, obscurity, purity, security, surety
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