Immatureness



[im-uh-choo r, -too r, -tyoo r, -chur] /ˈɪm əˈtʃʊər, -ˈtʊər, -ˈtyʊər, -ˈtʃɜr/

adjective
1.
not mature, ripe, developed, perfected, etc.
2.
emotionally undeveloped; juvenile; childish.
3.
Physical Geography. (def 5).
4.
Archaic. .
/ˌɪməˈtjʊə; -ˈtʃʊə/
adjective
1.
not fully grown or developed
2.
deficient in maturity; lacking wisdom, insight, emotional stability, etc
3.
(geography) a less common term for youthful (sense 4)
adj.

1540s, “untimely, premature,” from Latin immaturus “untimely, unripe,” from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + maturus (see mature (v.)). In 16c., usually in reference to early death; modern sense of “not fully developed” first recorded 1640s. In reference to mentalities or behaviors not considered age-appropriate, from 1920.

immature im·ma·ture (ĭm’ə-tyur’, -tur’, -chur’)
adj.
Not fully grown or developed.

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