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Meaning of "immature" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IMMATURE

immature  [ˌɪməˈtjʊə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IMMATURE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Immature is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES IMMATURE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Maturity

Maturity may refer to: ▪ Adulthood or age of majority ▪ Capability Maturity Model, in software engineering, a model representing the degree of formality and optimization of processes in an organization ▪ Developmental age ▪ Mature technology, a term indicating that a technology has been in use and development for long enough that most of its initial problems have been overcome ▪ Maturity, a financial term indicating the final date for payment of principal and interest ▪ Maturity, a geological term describing rock, source rock, and hydrocarbon generation ▪ Maturity, a term in developmental psychology to indicate that a person responds to the circumstances or environment in an appropriate manner ▪ Maturity, a geological term describing the proximity of a sedimentary deposit from its source ▪ Sexual maturity, the stage when an organism can reproduce, though this is distinct from adulthood...

Definition of immature in the English dictionary

The definition of immature in the dictionary is not fully grown or developed. Other definition of immature is deficient in maturity; lacking wisdom, insight, emotional stability, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IMMATURE


acture
ˈæktjʊə
armature
ˈɑːmətjʊə
caricature
ˈkærɪkəˌtjʊə
confiture
ˈkɒnfɪˌtjʊə
Gargantua
ɡɑːˈɡæntjʊə
magistrature
ˈmædʒɪstrəˌtjʊə
mantua
ˈmæntjʊə
mature
məˈtjʊə
monture
ˈmɒntjʊə
nonmature
ˌnɒnməˈtjʊə
overmature
ˌəʊvəməˈtjʊə
overture
ˈəʊvəˌtjʊə
painture
ˈpeɪntjʊə
parture
ˈpɑːtjʊə
prefecture
ˈpriːfɛkˌtjʊə
premature
ˌprɛməˈtjʊə
prompture
ˈprɒmptjʊə
tainture
ˈteɪntjʊə
Tyr
tjʊə
Tyrr
tjʊə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IMMATURE

immaculately
immaculateness
immanence
immanency
immanent
immanentism
immanentist
immanently
Immanuel
immaterial
immaterialise
immaterialism
immaterialist
immateriality
immaterialize
immaterially
immaterialness
immaturely
immatureness
immaturity

WORDS THAT END LIKE IMMATURE

adventure
by nature
candidature
creature
curvature
feature
human nature
legislature
literature
miniature
Mother Nature
nature
nomenclature
ossature
room temperature
signature
special feature
State legislature
stature
temperature
the course of nature

Synonyms and antonyms of immature in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IMMATURE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «immature» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of immature

Translation of «immature» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IMMATURE

Find out the translation of immature to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of immature from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «immature» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不成熟
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inmaduro
570 millions of speakers

English

immature
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अपरिपक्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غَيْرُ نَاضِجٍ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

незрелый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

imaturo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপূর্ণাঙ্গ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

immature
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak matang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unreif
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

未成熟の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

미숙한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Durung entuk
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

non nớt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முதிராத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपरिपक्व
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

olgunlaşmamış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

immaturo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niedojrzały
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

незрілий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

imatur
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανώριμος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onvolwasse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

omogen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

umoden
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of immature

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IMMATURE»

The term «immature» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.866 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IMMATURE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about immature

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10 QUOTES WITH «IMMATURE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word immature.
1
George Pierce Baker
Rare is the human being, immature or mature, who has never felt an impulse to pretend he is some one or something else.
2
Dave Barry
You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.
3
Amber Benson
I wanted to create a heroine that was flawed. I wanted her to be a real person. She's selfish, she's childish, she's immature and because I'm doing a three-book arc I really played that up in the first book. I wanted the reader to be annoyed with her at times.
4
Julie Burchill
Lots of women love to accuse men of being immature when the fellow in question displays a reluctance to 'commit.'
5
Melky Cabrera
When you are 20 years old, you are immature.
6
Elisabetta Canalis
In the past I would self destruct when it came to love - I was immature, throwing myself into things but now times have changed, I want a relationship where you understand the other person.
7
Vir Das
I have a rule - 'funny is funny!' When I write comedy, it's not my aim to upset people. I will be offensive, edgy and immature, but I will also be very intelligent and relevant. At my shows, there are no holy cows.
8
Nathan Fillion
I want my job to include a little adventure, a little more of a heightened reality than what I'm actually living. And 'Castle' has that. He gets this opportunity to tail these homicide detectives, and he's driven by that. He's a little immature, but he's obviously loving life.
9
Erich Fromm
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
10
Lindsey Graham
The legal system in Afghanistan is very immature and porous.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IMMATURE»

Discover the use of immature in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to immature and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Successful Educators
The term "immature" is often used by teachers, and the term "lazy" is often used by parents. Immature Immature is one of the most commonly used labels by educators. Almost every week I hear a teacher describe one of their students as being ...
Nathan Naparstek, Greenwood, 2009
2
Reducing stand densities in immature and mature stands, ...
Dense, overstocked, immature stands of mixed conifers and hardwoods are not only common in the Applegate watershed, but also present significant and complex silvicultural problems, particularly if development of mature stands of conifers ...
Marty L. Main, Michael P. Amaranthus, Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.), 1996
3
Plush-O-Rama: Curious Creatures for Immature Adults
How-to guidebook for making your own plush toys.
Linda Kopp, 2006
4
Pathology of the Human Placenta
7.1.2 ImmatureIntermediateVilli Immature intermediate villi arise from the maturation of mesenchymal villi throughout the first two trimesters and are later transformed into stem villi. Histologically, immature intermediate villi have the same ...
Kurt Benirschke, Graham J. Burton, Rebecca N Baergen, 2012
5
Dating Game Secrets for Marrying a Good Man
Because the spouse is in the dark about the emotionally immature person's feelings and needs, she is consequently unable to address them and resolve them. Thus, the emotionally immature person's excuses for not engaging in the ...
Alisa Goodwin Snell, 2008
6
Methods for Identifying Frost Injury in Immature Maize Seed
Mindy L. DeVries. Introduction Fall frost damage is a major threat to maize seed production in the central U.S and is common in the Corn Belt. In the upper Midwest, significant frost damage in seeds occurs once every five years (Burris and ...
Mindy L. DeVries, 2006
7
Hormone Regulated Inflammation of the Immature Rat Uterus in ...
Work in our lab has focused on the immature, OVX female rat model and assessment of changes in MMP expression and activation in response to E2 treatment. A study done by Olenchock in 2000 demonstrated that MMP activity is positively ...
Todd D. Cavalcanto, 2007
8
Nutrient Requirements of Poultry
Element Species Age Compound Toxic Level (ppm) Physiological Effect Reference Aluminum Chicken Immature A1C1, 500 Reduced growth Storer Aluminum Chicken Immature Al,(SO,), 1 ,000 Reduced growth (1 .6% Storer AI2C >3 not toxic) ...
‎1971
9
The Effect of Different Sugar-sweetened Beverage Intake by ...
ABSTRACT The Effect of Different Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake by Immature Female Rats on Bone Mineralization and Strength Embedzayi Tsanzi Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages has increased among adolescents.
Embedzayi Tsanzi, 2007
10
Biology and immature stages of malacophagous Diptera of the ...
Anatomical feactures of immature stages of the Sciomyzidae; Sepedon Latreille; Adult; Eggs; Larvae; Puparia; Seasonal aspects; Natural enemies; Keys to the immature stages; Eggs; Mature larvae; Puparia; Sepedon caerulea; S. macropus; S. ...
S. E. Neff, Clifford Osborn Berg, 1966

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IMMATURE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term immature is used in the context of the following news items.
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Future Slams Ciara's Beau Russell Wilson For This Unbelievable …
Future Slams Ciara's Beau Russell Wilson For This Unbelievable & Immature Reason! 7/16/2015 6:16 PM ET | Filed under: Love Line • Ciara. no title. Future is ... «PerezHilton.com, Jul 15»
2
Artist Has a Pretty Immature Response to Donald Trump's …
The Daily Guardian reports that the idea began when Mexican-born artist Fernando Sosa heard Trump's comments about criminal illegal aliens ... «IJ Review, Jul 15»
3
After Conviction, Ohio Republican Consultant Apologizes For …
A Republican strategist locked in a bitter two-year feud with Rand Paul's top media consultant told BuzzFeed News he is sorry for his “immature ... «BuzzFeed News, Jul 15»
4
'Sisters' Trailer Shows Tina and Amy at Their Naughty, Immature Best
The movie's first trailer was just released and shows the comedy stars in the kind of raunchy, immature roles that usually go to man-children like ... «Moviefone, Jul 15»
5
INTERVIEW: Indian celebration 'as premature as immature
But Indian media one-upmanship is “as premature as immature”. There are some serious problems, though, that the government will have to ... «Pakistan Today, Jul 15»
6
Lady Tips: 13 Signs That Shows You Are Dating An Immature Man
Nothing can be more frustrating than being in a relationship with a man who isn't as mature as you are. Immaturity is a clear sign of emotional ... «Entertainment Express, Jul 15»
7
Andy Xie Says China Stock Market 'Still Very Immature'
Andy Xie, an indpependent economist, talks about China's measures to reverse the stock market rout that began last month. He speaks with ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
8
Move to suspend trading 'shows how immature the China stock …
It's a naive strategy that shows “how immature the China market is,” said Jackson Wong, an associate director at United Simsen Securities. «BreakingNews.ie, Jul 15»
9
'Immature' Southall man avoids jail for filming up womens' skirts
An “immature” pervert caught filming up women's skirts at London Bridge Tube station has narrowly avoided jail. Indika Rajapaksha, 35, of ... «getwestlondon, Jul 15»
10
Big Sean Slams Ariana Grande, New Boyfriend Ricky Alvarez For …
... who ended his relationship with Grande earlier this year, caught wind of the news and found Grande's antics "embarrassing and immature.". «Design & Trend, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Immature [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/immature>. Nov 2019 ».
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