Juvenileness

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Juvenileness The state or quality of being juvenile; juvenility.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n juvenileness Juvenility.
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Quotations

  • Ron Howard
    Ron Howard
    “You reach a point where you say you're not going to do juveniles any longer.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Why do social workers use five-syllable words when dealing with juvenile delinquents?”

Usage

In literature:

Age has not withered nor custom staled his juvenility.
"Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland" by Joseph Tatlow
We cannot wonder then at finding these impressions reflected in his most juvenile poetic attempts.
"Types of Weltschmerz in German Poetry" by Wilhelm Alfred Braun
Kilts and sailor suits had been forbidden, as was any suit or frock which was not the monopoly of juveniles.
"Berry And Co." by Dornford Yates
The Youth's Companion, Boston, is another famous, and deservedly so, American juvenile publication.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 1, January 5, 1884." by Various
More bonbons for the juveniles arrived by Saturday night, and a letter for Marjorie.
"Two Knapsacks" by John Campbell
But I will produce an Example or two of this kind out of our Author's juvenile Poems.
"Letters Concerning Poetical Translations" by William Benson
Compare the price charged you for Altemus books with the price demanded for other juvenile books.
"Grace Harlowe's Junior Year at High School" by Jessie Graham Flower
A similar instance of juvenile imposture is related as having occurred at Amsterdam in 1560.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
There the juvenility of comparison was hers.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
This juvenile lived only a week.
"Life History of the Kangaroo Rat" by Charles T. Vorhies and Walter P. Taylor
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In poetry:

When the Venerable Bede
Wanted to play Juvenile Lead
They said they would much rather
He took the Heavy Father.
"Clerihew – Bede" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
But a policeman captur'd the naughty boy,
And gave the goose to Smiggs,
And said he was greatly bother'd
By a set of juvenile prigs.
"The Christmas Goose" by William Topaz McGonagall
Brown shakes his head : ‘This is temper :
Mere spleen for loss of the last trick.'
Juvenile Mark mutters sagely (sic semper),
‘Great is the juice that is gastric.’
"Unpublished Poem I" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
In her juvenile anger, wherever she found,
She plucked, and she pulled, and she tore;
The poor passive sufferers bestrewed all the ground;
Not a weed of them all she forbore.
"Weeding" by Charles Lamb
The statesman, the patriot, the Christian, have found—
Though grants, schools, and teachers increase and abound—
For juvenile ignorance and vice there must come,
Best help, truest cure, from the Mother at Home.
"The Mother At Home" by Janet Hamilton
There stands the old school-house, hard by the old church;
That tree at its side had the flavor of birch;
Oh, sweet were the days of his juvenile tricks,
Though the prairie of youth had so many “big licks.”
"Lines -- for Berkshire Jubilee, Aug. 23, 1844" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Shanghai Bobby takes the Breeders' Cup Juvenile over He's Had Enough.
I remember when I was a mere juvenile delinquent…watching a friend shoplift a Playboy from the shelf of a local drug store.
With owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher watching, 2010 juvenile champion.
The boy is charged in juvenile court on a murder count in the 9-year-old's death.
Han Gabrie, 21, faces charges of molesting two juvenile girls, both during drinking parties in Perkasie in 2010 and East Rockhill in 2011.
This undated image provided by the City of Albuquerque via Shannon Kennedy shows a school-aged juvenile handcuffed in Albuquerque, N,M.
California Passes Law to Move More Adult Inmates to Counties, as It Did With Juveniles.
Governor Pat Quinn's Juvenile Justice Commission says 50 to 60 percent of the kids released from youth prisons end up going back within three years IPR's Robert Wildeboer has more.
Enlarge Plain Dealer photography staff T.J. Lane, right, looks at his attorney during Juvenile Court proceedings Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Chardon, Ohio.
Here are five children's mysteries nominated in the Best Juvenile category for the 2012 Edgar Awards.
The number of juveniles New York City prosecuted for possession of a loaded firearm rocketed from 103 in 1986 to 750 in 1992, said Peter Reinharz, chief prosecutor in the city's Family Court.
More than 95 percent of the juveniles behind bars in Baltimore City are minorities.
The number of juveniles behind bars in Hennepin County is down by nearly half from five years ago, the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative reported Thursday.
Lawsuit alleges juveniles being held on parole violations by ' kangaroo court '.
A BIG-TICKET crime bill at the Minnesota Legislature has officials at the Department of Corrections waxing optimistic, and some community groups feeling nervous, about the future of juvenile justice in Minnesota.
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In science:

Also quite simple are the models of Partridge and Barton, Jan, Dasgupta, Heumann and H¨otzel with two self-organizing mortalities, for juveniles and adults.
The Penna Model of Biological Aging
Testing the dispersion of juveniles relative to adults: A new analytical method.
A New Family of Random Graphs for Testing Spatial Segregation
Testing the dispersion of juveniles relative to adults: A new analytical method.
Overall and Pairwise Segregation Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Testing the dispersion of juveniles relative to adults: A new analytical method.
New Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Testing the dispersion of juveniles relative to adults: A new analytical method.
Class-Specific Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
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