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adolescence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adolescence  \Ad`o*les"cence\,  n.  [Fr.,  fr  L.  adolescentia.] 
  The  state  of  growing  up  from  childhood  to  manhood  or 
  womanhood;  youth,  or  the  period  of  life  between  puberty  and 
  maturity,  generally  considered  to  be  in  the  male  sex,  from 
  fourteen  to  twenty-one.  Sometimes  used  with  reference  to  the 
  lower  animals. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adolescence 
  n  1:  the  time  of  life  between  puberty  and  adulthood 
  2:  in  the  state  between  puberty  and  adulthood 




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