youth-fully

youthful

[yooth-fuhl]
adjective
1.
characterized by youth; young.
2.
of, pertaining to, or befitting youth: youthful enthusiasm.
3.
having the appearance, freshness, vigor, etc., of youth: She is 60 but her optimism has kept her youthful.
4.
in an early period of existence; early in time.
5.
Physical Geography. (of topographical features) having undergone erosion to a slight extent only.

Origin:
1555–65; youth + -ful

youthfully, adverb
youthfulness, noun
preyouthful, adjective
unyouthful, adjective
unyouthfully, adverb
unyouthfulness, noun


1–3. See young.
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youthful (ˈjuːθfʊl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, possessing, or characteristic of youth
2.  fresh, vigorous, or active: he's surprisingly youthful for his age
3.  in an early stage of development: a youthful culture
4.  mature Compare old Also: young (of a river, valley, or land surface) in the early stage of the cycle of erosion, characterized by steep slopes, lack of flood plains, and V-shaped valleys
 
'youthfully
 
adv
 
'youthfulness
 
n

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