Immature meaning

ĭmə-tyo͝or, -cho͝or, -to͝or
Not fully grown or developed.

An immature plant.

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Silly or childish in behavior.

You're only young once, but you can be immature the rest of your life.

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The definition of immature is something that isn’t fully grown or developed.

An example of something immature is a young chick.

An example of something immature is a childlike sense of humor.

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Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity.

Silly, immature behavior.

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An immature animal; a juvenile.
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Not mature or ripe; not completely grown or developed.
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Not finished or perfected; incomplete.
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Lacking the emotional maturity, sense of responsibility, etc. characteristic of an adult, or of others one's own age.
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(geol.) Worn down only slightly by erosion, as a land surface having steeply entrenched stream valleys that lack well-developed flood plains.
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Not fully grown or developed.

An immature plant.

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Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity.

Silly, immature behavior.

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An immature animal; a juvenile.
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Not fully formed or developed, unripe.
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Origin of immature

  • Latin immātūrus in- not in–1 mātūrus mature mā-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French immature

    From Wiktionary