Immaturity



[im-uh-choo r-i-tee, -too r-, -tyoo r-, -chur-] /ˌɪm əˈtʃʊər ɪ ti, -ˈtʊər-, -ˈtyʊər-, -ˈtʃɜr-/

noun, plural immaturities for 2.
1.
a state or condition of being :
the immaturity of one’s behavior; the immaturity of a country’s technology.
2.
an action or attitude.
n.

1530s, “untimeliness,” from Latin immaturitatem (nominative immaturitas) “unripeness,” from immaturus (see immature). Meaning “lack of maturity” attested from c.1600.

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