Teenful

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Teenful Full of teen; harmful; grievous; grieving; afflicted.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Only about 30 percent of teenage males consistently apply sun protection lotion when going poolside, compared to 46 percent of female teens.
    • teenful Full of grief; sorrowful; afflicted.
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Quotations

  • Arthur E. Morgan
    Arthur E. Morgan
    “Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
    Leonardo DiCaprio
    “People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just like them. They don't want heroes; what they want is to see you fall.”
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    “Before I was ever in my teens, I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up. My goal was to be the greatest athlete that ever lived.”

Usage

In literature:

She seemed to be still in her teens.
"In Kings' Byways" by Stanley J. Weyman
One of the girls appears scarcely in her teens.
"The Works of William Hogarth: In a Series of Engravings" by John Trusler
We saw now that she was quite young, still in her teens.
"Beyond the Vanishing Point" by Raymond King Cummings
Before he was well out of his teens, he began writing history.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
Beauty Trix put it on the market ten days ago and it's already started a teen-age craze.
"The Creature from Cleveland Depths" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
Her vanity remained, even to old age, the vanity of a coquette in her teens.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
She seemed to be more like a somewhat bashful teen-ager who had been educated in a convent.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
When Katharine Wood, daughter of Sir Page Wood, became Mrs. O'Shea, she was yet in her teens.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
This has cost me ten years of outlawry an' fo'teen bullets.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
He was amazed to find among them a lot of boys and girls not out of their teens.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
It was probably the breaking up of the teen-age argument.
"Victory" by Lester del Rey
The children (and sometimes those in their teens) sat in a circle.
"Negro Folk Rhymes" by Thomas W. Talley
Girls in their teens have strange caprices, and that was mine.
"The Seven Secrets" by William Le Queux
Such were the companions-in-arms of Lafayette, himself still in his teens.
"Lafayette" by Martha Foote Crow
It won't be a young girl who is not yet out of her teens who is going to teach me how to live.
"The Silver Lining" by John Roussel
Then somebody found out Frank could sing and the human teen-agers began to go for him.
"The Love of Frank Nineteen" by David Carpenter Knight
I only wish I'd took to whiskey in my 'teens.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
They had ventured to apple parings together when not yet out of their 'teens.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
Duke, our second-officer, was a youngster hardly out of his 'teens, and as clever as they come.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
Probably just a group of teen-agers looking for thrills.
"Second Sight" by Basil Eugene Wells
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In poetry:

Your soul forgot her joys, forgot
Her times of teen;
Yea, this life likewise will you not
Forget, Faustine?
"Faustine" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Said grannie, "Whan I was a lass in my teens,
Ne'er thinkin' what pinchin' or poverty means,
There leev'd, within cry o' my ain faither's door,
A cottar, his wife, wi' their young bairnies four.
"Grannie's Tale: A Ballad o'Memorie" by Janet Hamilton
"Cen-TEEN-ary!!" sez 'e.
Some'ow, 'e seemed to be
The sorta bloke wot gits me back up proper.
"Aw, brush yer brains!" sez I,
Gettin' 'ot. (I dunno why.)
"Cen-TEN-ary!" I sez. "You darn clod-'opper!"
"For The Defence" by C J Dennis
Breathe not, hid Heart: cease silently,
And though thy birth-hour beckons thee,
Sleep the long sleep:
The Doomsters heap
Travails and teens around us here,
And Time-Wraiths turn our songsingings to fear.
"To An Unborn Pauper Child" by Thomas Hardy
Fie, quoth she, on thy name, Bird ill beseen!
The God of Love afflict thee with all teen,
For thou art worse than mad a thousand fold;
For many a one hath virtues manifold,
Who had been nought, if Love had never been.
"From The Cuckoo And The Nightingale" by William Wordsworth
The chaffing young folks stare and say
"See those old buffers, bent and gray,—
They talk like fellows in their teens
Mad, poor old boys! That's what it means,"—
And shake their heads; they little know
The throbbing hearts of Bill and Joe!—
"Bill and Joe" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Teen marvels ditch angst for musical aptitude .
Teens proved they can rule Hollywood this past weekend with The Teen Choice Awards 2012.
Plea deal arranged for teen in Jena 6.
An art class for teens through adults continues this fall and winter at the Danbury Senior Center.
One cute teen's online diary is probably a hoax.
A search dog led by his owner found a missing teen with Asperger's Syndrome.
'Theory' looks at teen life from a different angle.
Teen mistakenly deported to Colombia assumed false identity.
Asthma attack led to teen's death.
Local officials report there haven't been many teen-related accidents this year, but according to the 2003 Kids Count Organization survey released earlier this month, the Missouri teen death rate is among the highest nationwide.
The Jonas Brothers own the hearts of millions of teens, and Dick Cheney -- well, aren't his approval ratings somewhere in the teens.
It is a great hangout teens because of its many teen-targeted retailers and inexpensive restaurants.
Teens stage protest, runway show to call on Teen Vogue Magazine to use 'real images of real girls'.
Premature Parenthood explores teen pregnancy through interviews and stories with teen mothers, educators, physicians, community leaders, and government officials.
Stop Abuse for Every Teen (SAFE) Teen Act.
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In science:

For simulation A1, we take seven teen snapshots of the magnetic field separated in time by an interval 0.4lB/u, where u is the rms turbulent velocity.
Thermal conduction and particle transport in strong MHD turbulence, with application to galaxy-cluster plasmas
TEEN uses LEACH protocol to build clusters of homogeneous nodes with the same initial energy reserves. It is especially suited to reactive networks, which respond to the changes in the parameter of interest immediately as opposed to the more passive proactive networks that gather data.
Acdmcp: An adaptive and completely distributed multi-hop clustering protocol for wireless sensor networks
Manjeshwar, A. and Agrawal, D. P. (2001), TEEN: a routing protocol for enhanced efficiency in wireless sensor networks, in Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium., Proceedings 15th International, pp. 2009-2015.
Acdmcp: An adaptive and completely distributed multi-hop clustering protocol for wireless sensor networks
How many of you in the audience now have teen-aged children? (A show of hands indicated that many did.) My son Nathan is 13, the same age as Boris in 1941-2.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
Na vorsers by UNSW kon teen November 2002 reeds ’n kwabis op hierdie manier verwerklik.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Kwantumfoutkorreksie behels metodes om kwantuminligting teen foute wat vanwe ¨e dekoherensie (7.3), dit wil s ˆe, verval van interferensie, en ander geruis ontstaan, te beskerm.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Table 3 shows that the physical values of ˜A range from near 0 up to the mid teens.
Using the Wigner-Ibach Surmise to Analyze Terrace-Width Distributions: History, User's Guide, and Advances
D.M. Boyd., Taken out of context: American teen sociality in networked publics, ProQuest, 2008.
Social Cheesecake: An UX-driven designed interface for managing contacts
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