Adolescence meaning

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The period of physical and psychological development from the onset of puberty to adulthood.
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A similar period in nonhuman animals, ending at sexual maturity.
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The state or quality of being adolescent.
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The time of life between puberty and maturity; youth.
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A similar period in nonhuman animals, ending at sexual maturity.
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During adolescence, the body and mind go through many complex changes, some of which are difficult to deal with.

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The definition of adolescence is the period of time between puberty and adulthood.

High schoolers are examples of people going through adolescence.

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A transitional period of development between an initial or early phase and an established or mature phase.

The adolescence of a nation.

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The period of physical and psychological development from the onset of puberty to adulthood.
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The period of physical and psychological development from puberty to the onset of adulthood.
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Origin of adolescence

  • From Middle English adolescence, from Old French adolescence, from Latin adolescentia, from adolescens (“young”); see adolescent.

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