Wild parties and late nights are not her style,” he says, describing Elin as “mature.
His Election Night acceptance speech was a mature, sober call for Republicans.
His focus as a mature photographer turned to the reportorial importance of his subject matter.
I wanted what I call a “low-maintenance relationship” with someone emotionally intelligent and mature.
A healthier, more constructive, and mature critique of Israeli policy must start by acknowledging those realities.
Mr. Aiken assumed a responsible and mature manner, rather like that of a paterfamilias on his beat.
Like all growths it will have an orderly development and mature by slow degrees.
Ladies of mature charms are less easily taken aback by such advances than their inexperienced juniors.
What perceptible sign of mature age or manliness is there about him?
It is the quality that we express by the word benevolence--the quality of mature and deliberate wisdom.
late 14c., "encourage suppuration;" mid-15c. "bring to maturity," from Latin maturare "to ripen, bring to maturity," from maturus "ripe, timely, early," related to manus "good" and mane "early, of the morning," from PIE root *ma- "good," with derivatives meaning "occurring at a good moment, timely, seasonable, early." Meaning "come or bring to maturity" is from 1620s. The financial sense of "reach the time for payment" is from 1861. Related: Matured; maturing.
mid-15c., "ripe," also "careful, well-considered," from Latin maturus "ripe, timely, early" (see mature (v.)).
mature ma·ture (mə-tyur', -tur', -chur')
Having reached full natural growth or development.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of full mental or physical development.