adultness
noun see adult I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Adultness — A*dult ness, n. The state of being adult. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adultness — tnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being adult; especially : intellectual maturity usually associated with an adult an adultness in the quality of his dialogue R.A.Cordell …   Useful english dictionary

  • adultness — See adulthood. * * * …   Universalium

  • adultness — noun The state or quality of being an adult …   Wiktionary

  • adultness — n. quality of being adult, state of being full grown, maturity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adultness — adult·ness …   English syllables

  • Adolescence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Adolescence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 adolescence adolescence pubescence majority Sgm: N 1 adultism adultism Sgm: N 1 adultness adultness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 manhood manhood virility …   English dictionary for students

  • adult — I. adjective Etymology: Latin adultus, past participle of adolescere to grow up, from ad + olescere (from alescere to grow) more at old Date: 1531 1. fully developed and mature ; grown up 2. of, relating to, intended for, or befitting adults < an …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Adult — For the 2008 British film by Noel Clarke see Adulthood (film). The term adult has three distinct meanings. It indicates a grown man or woman. It may also mean a plant or animal that has reached full growth, or one who is legally of age; as… …   Wikipedia

  • Peter II of Cyprus — or Pierre II le Gros de Lusignan (ca 1357 or 1354/1357 ndash; October 13 1382), called The Fat , was king of Cyprus from January 17 1369 until his death. He was the son of Peter I of Cyprus and his second wife Eleanor of Aragon. He ascended the… …   Wikipedia

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