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Definition of Adolescence

Adolescence

  1. The state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; youth, or the period of life between puberty and maturity, generally considered to be, in the male sex, from fourteen to twenty-one. Sometimes used with reference to the lower animals.

Adolescence Quotations

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
Coco Chanel

Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.
Earl Wilson

Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
Louise J. Kaplan

Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.
Ron Taffel

Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.
Terri Apter
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Adolescence Translations

adolescence in French is adolescent
adolescence in Hungarian is kamaszkor
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