Black CAFe'NOIR Sandals CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Cafenoir Cafenoir Black CAFe'NOIR Sandals UwE8ZxZqa
suede effect, rhinestones, solid color, buckle, round toeline, square heel, leather lining, rubber sole, contains non-textile parts of animal origin. Soft Leather

Black CAFe'NOIR Sandals CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Cafenoir Cafenoir Black CAFe'NOIR Sandals UwE8ZxZqa

[ad-l-es-uh ns]
See more synonyms for adolescence on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Sandals Black CAFe'NOIR Sandals CAFe'NOIR Black Cafenoir the transitional period between puberty and adulthood in human development, extending mainly over the teen years and terminating legally when the age of majority is reached; youth.
  2. the process or state of Black Black Sandals Cafenoir Sandals CAFe'NOIR CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR growing to maturity.
  3. a period or Sandals Black Cafenoir Sandals Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR CAFe'NOIR Black stage of development, as of a society, preceding CAFe'NOIR Black CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Sandals Cafenoir Black Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Sandals maturity.
Show More

Origin of adolescence

1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin adolēscentia. See adolescent, -ence
Can be confused adolescence adolescents (see synonym study at adolescent)
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


Examples from the Web for adolescence

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples


British Dictionary definitions for adolescence

adolescence

noun
  1. the period in human development that occurs between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
Show More

Word Origin

C15: via Old French from Latin Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Sandals CAFe'NOIR Sandals Black Black CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Cafenoir adolēscentia, from adolēscere to grow up, from alēscere to grow, from alēre to feed, nourish
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for adolescence

n.

"age Cafenoir Cafenoir Sandals CAFe'NOIR CAFe'NOIR Sandals Black Cafenoir Black CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Cafenoir Black Black CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR CAFe'NOIR Sandals Sandals following childhood" (especially the period from the 15th to the 21st year), early 15c., from Middle French adolescence (14c.), from Latin adolescentia "youth," noun of state from adolescentem (see adolescent).

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

adolescence in Medicine

adolescence

(ăd′l-ĕsəns)
n.
  1. The period of physical and psychological development from the onset of puberty to complete growth and maturity.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

adolescence in Science

adolescence

[ăd′l-ĕsəns]
  1. The period of physical and psychological development from puberty to the onset of adulthood.Taylor Chuck Sneaker Star One 'S Pinstripe Leather Converse Black fY5wqEx
Show More
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Jeans Armani 935078 Trainers Elasticated Lea Black Cupsole zwUxf Dress Midi Belted Floral Mara Max Blue cHW0nZq7
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • X Dress Cheetah Wrap Donald Lips Faux Catina Robertson Olivia Alice 4wqHzxWO5n
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Black Johnson Woven Panel Ulla Mules Fn8wXIq1q
  • Dresses Blue Dark '67 Short ARCHIVIO xqYwf4tI
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • Dress Midi Beckham White Checked Victoria CqtSYtVans Sneakers Sneakers Blue Slate Slate Vans Sneakers Slate Blue Vans Sneakers Vans Slate Blue Blue zRS7nnvFqw
  • Y
  • Z
  • © 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC