juvenility juvenility

Definition(s):

  1. (n) lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
  2. (n) the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person

Usage(s):

  1. Too often they display the outworn grotesqueries of Carmen Miranda and the excessive juvenility of Actress Powell.
  2. I can't bear its smugness, its complacency, its juvenility.
  3. Ezra has a hilariously unexpected comparison--the juvenility of the McCain and Howard Dean campaigns.

News

  • Gangrape case: SC notice to Centre on plea of victim’s father

    NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre on a plea of the father of the December 16 gangrape victim that the juvenility of an accused needs to be ascertained by a criminal court and not by the Juvenile Justice Board.
    on December 3, 2013     Source: INDOlink

Quotes

  1. "It is a mixture of brilliance, juvenility and bad taste," Eliot concluded. "Absence of any satire at the expense of the Labour party - although it is pleasant to see this type of entertainment being so successful."
    on Mar 28, 2009 By: TS Eliot Source: Times Online

  2. "I first met him socially by chance," Audiard said. "He really struck my attention ...... his juvenility, there's no tragedy in his look. I feel that he has a relationship with life that is always full of hope. You can root for him."
    on Feb 27, 2010 By: Jacques Audiard Source: National Post

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