immaturity immaturity  /ˌɪ mə ˈtʃʊ rɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) not having reached maturity

Usage(s):

  1. A typical entry will run 2,000 to 5,000 words, and I vet all the comments so we aren't plagued with the half-witted immaturity of so many blogs.
  2. Youth, instead of inexperience and immaturity, has given him energy.
  3. Let us resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so long.

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  1. "In this country, we rise or fall as one nation, as one people," Obama said. "Let's resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so long."
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: VillageSoup Belfast

  2. In an interim report, Sir Robin Auld, the lone Commissioner, said that he had found "clear signs of political amorality and immaturity and of general administrative incompetence".
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Robin Auld Source: BVI News Online

  3. "This, together with 'clear signs of political amorality and immaturity and general administrative incompetence', has demonstrated a need for the urgent suspension in whole or in part of the Constitution; and for other legislative and administrative...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Wetherell Source: The Bahama Journal

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