immatureness

Definitions

  • Immature stages of the quince curculio
    Immature stages of the quince curculio
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n immatureness not having reached maturity
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Immatureness The state or quality of being immature; immaturity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n immatureness Immaturity.
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Quotations

  • John Greier
    John Greier
    “You're only young once, but you can be immature forever.”
  • Clark Moustakas
    Clark Moustakas
    “Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.”
  • Tom Robbins
    Tom Robbins
    “Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.”
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir%20Nabokov
    “Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.”
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich%20Fromm
    “Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.”
  • Randall Hall
    Randall Hall
    “Maturity is knowing when to be immature.”

Usage

In literature:

Tender they are, of course, but, being immature, they have not the rich flavor of a youthful adult.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume II. (of X.)" by Various
His was not the immature desire of uneducated youth to become adult overnight for vague reasons.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
Immature timber will have a sale value, lessening the term of investment.
"Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest" by Edward Tyson Allen
Such crude immaturity he had encountered a thousand times, though he had never suspected it in her.
"The Mayor of Warwick" by Herbert M. Hopkins
Simple spores were seen in the specimens collected, but they were supposed to be immature.
"Ohio Biological Survey, Bull. 10, Vol. 11, No. 6" by Bruce Fink and Leafy J. Corrington
There was less of the immature bear about him than of the miniature bear.
"Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters" by Henry Wallace Phillips
Owing to its immature growth, the mind has a tendency to use the intelligence it acquires for selfish ends.
"Born Again" by Alfred Lawson
What you offered to my husband was immature; but I always knew you had talent.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
Most of the dissections hitherto made have been of young and immature specimens.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
The immature germ-cells, and body-cells, have double systems of independent factors (two from each set of alternatives).
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
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In poetry:

But all, the world's coarse thumb
And finger failed to plumb,
So passed in making up the main account;
All instincts immature,
All purposes unsure,
That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount:
"Rabbi Ben Ezra" by Robert Browning

In news:

How do I manage this passive aggression, overt jealousy and immature behavior .
Petulant teen's tweet against governor exposes her immaturity.
They don't have any qualms about digging up immature roots.
Shots are often derided as an immature drink for the unrefined drinker, but a glimpse through any bartending guide reveals a complex world of mixology.
Why Some Guys Are Immature .
Bobby Valentine lashes out at Rays' ` immature and out of control' coaching staff.
Jake Owen apologizes for ' immature ' comments after Vero Beach incident.
And she says I'm immature .
I get accused of acting immature a lot.
However, I've never laughed at something as immature as the new app, " Ow, my balls" well, at least not when someone was filming me.
If you can deal with his immaturity and laugh at his sense of humor, then you should totally go for it.
US boys are immature .
Quality Measure Science Still ' Immature '.
Take a 'Pass' from this immature flick.
Seeing Juveniles' Maturity, and Immaturity.
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In science:

We now investigate the scaling relations between cluster mass, temperature and X –ray luminosity, focusing on the normalizati on of and scatter around the relations and the impact of the dynamical immaturity of 70% of the sample identi fied in §6.1.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
X –ray luminous cluster cores at z=0.2 are dynamically immature; (ii) scaling relations between cluster mass, luminosity and temperature display scatter of σ∼0.3–0.6; (iii) the normalization of the mass–temperature relation f or unrelaxed (dynamically immature) clusters is 40% hotter than for relaxed clusters.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
The normalization of the mass–temperature relation for unrelaxed (dynamical ly immature) clusters is 40% hotter than for relaxed clusters at 2.5– σ signi ficance.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
The high frequency of dynamical immaturity, coupled with the structural segregation of the clusters in the mass–temperature plane have profound implications for our understanding of how clusters form and evolve.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
But, as mentioned in introduction, the theory of dynamics on the global random attractor is so immature that we know very few examples for which the structure of global random attractors is well understood.
The random case of Conley's theorem: III. Random semiflow case and Morse decomposition
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