immaturity

immaturity

[im-uh-choor-i-tee, -toor-, -tyoor-, -chur-]
noun, plural immaturities for 2.
1.
a state or condition of being immature: the immaturity of one's behavior; the immaturity of a country's technology.
2.
an immature action or attitude.

Origin:
1530–40; immature + -ity, probably reflecting Latin immātūritās untimely haste, unripeness

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immature (ˌɪməˈtjʊə, -ˈtʃʊə)
 
adj
1.  not fully grown or developed
2.  deficient in maturity; lacking wisdom, insight, emotional stability, etc
3.  geography a less common term for youthful
 
imma'turity
 
n
 
imma'tureness
 
n
 
imma'turely
 
adv

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