immature immature  /ˌɪ mə ˈtjʊr/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characteristic of a lack of maturity
  2. (adj) (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
  3. (adj) not fully developed or mature; not ripe
  4. (adj) not yet mature
  5. (adj) (of birds) not yet having developed feathers

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  1. The results challenge the accepted notion that teens make dumb decisions because their brains are immature.
  2. Atkinson realizes that Bean's immature antics may not appeal to everyone.
  3. This lurid encomium to cocaine was not penned by an immature drug addict.

News

  1. NFC West flavor at rookie symposium

    Vernon Davis, Delanie Walker, Patrick Kerney and Aeneas Williams are among the current and former NFC West players called upon to speak at the NFL's annual Rookie Symposium next week. The NFL made the announcement Tuesday. Davis, entering his eighth season with the San Francisco 49ers, was once an immature young player prone to outbursts on the field and during practice. He has grown into a ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. Music: (@marqueshouston) Marques Houston - Give Your Love a Try

    The Batman of Immature has grown into a confident gentleman with an open mind. Sometimes people run from the best situation because of dismay within their self.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Singersroom

  3. Preventing eggs' death from chemotherapy: Scientists discover cause of immature eggs' death from cancer drug and how ...

    Young women who have cancer treatment often lose their fertility because chemotherapy and radiation can damage or kill their immature ovarian eggs, called oocytes. Now, scientists have found the molecular pathway that can prevent the death of immature ovarian eggs due to chemotherapy, potentially preserving fertility and endocrine function. Scientists achieved this in mice by adding a currently ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Quotes

  1. "Those were taken out of context and that's cruel," Palin said. "It's mean-spirited. It's immature. It's unprofessional and those guys are jerks if they came away with it, taking things out of context, and then tried to spread something on...
    on Nov 7, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: CNN International

  2. "I actually had a shot at Frank afterwards. The conversation (in the newspaper) didn't happen - Frank lied, end of story," Kosmina said. "We had a chat but not about any of the things he mentioned. It was a fairly immature, very...
    on Jan 17, 2009 By: John Kosmina Source: ABC Online

  3. "I've wanted to apologize to (Steelers fans) for so many things," Roethlisberger told WTAE-TV, "for being immature, for being dumb, for being young. From the bottom of my heart I know I haven't been the best person."
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Ben Roethlisberger Source: USA Today

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