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Youth vs. Adolescence

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Youthnoun

(uncountable) The quality or state of being young.

‘Her youth and beauty attracted him to her.’;

Adolescencenoun

The transitional period of physical and psychological development between childhood and maturity.

‘During adolescence, the body and mind go through many complex changes, some of which are difficult to deal with.’;

Youthnoun

(uncountable) The part of life following childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to adulthood.

‘Make the most of your youth, it will not last forever.’; ‘I made many mistakes in my youth, but learned from them all.’;

Adolescencenoun

The state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; youth, or the period of life between puberty and maturity, generally considered to be, in the male sex, from fourteen to twenty-one. Sometimes used with reference to the lower animals.

Youthnoun

(countable) A young person.

‘There was a group of youths hanging around the parking lot, reading fashion magazines and listening to music.’;

Adolescencenoun

the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

Youthnoun

(countable) A young man; a male adolescent or young adult.

Adolescencenoun

in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

Youthnoun

Young persons, collectively.

Adolescence

Adolescence (from Latin adolescere 'to grow up') is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority). Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later.

Youthnoun

The quality or state of being young; youthfulness; juvenility.

‘Such as in his faceYouth smiled celestial.’;

Youthnoun

The part of life that succeeds to childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.

‘He wondered that your lordshipWould suffer him to spend his youth at home.’; ‘Those who pass their youth in vice are justly condemned to spend their age in folly.’;

Youthnoun

A young person; especially, a young man.

‘Seven youths from Athens yearly sent.’;

Youthnoun

Young persons, collectively.

‘It is fit to read the best authors to youth first.’;

Youthnoun

a young person (especially a young man or boy)

Youthnoun

young people collectively;

‘rock music appeals to the young’; ‘youth everywhere rises in revolt’;

Youthnoun

the time of life between childhood and maturity

Youthnoun

early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced

Youthnoun

an early period of development;

‘during the youth of the project’;

Youthnoun

the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person

Youthnoun

the period between childhood and adult age

‘he had been a keen sportsman in his youth’;

Youthnoun

the qualities of vigour, freshness, or immaturity as associated with being young

‘she imagined her youth and beauty fading’;

Youthnoun

an early stage in the development of something

‘this publishing sector is no longer in its youth’;

Youthnoun

a young man

‘he was attacked by a gang of youths’;

Youthnoun

young people considered as a group

‘youth culture’; ‘middle-class youth have romanticized poverty’;

Youth

Youth is the time of life when one is young, and often means the time between childhood and adulthood (maturity). It is also defined as .

‘the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of one who is young’;

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