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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

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

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

Adolescence is a plague on the senses.
Henry Rollins

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

With any child entering adolescence, one hunts for signs of health, is desperate for the smallest indication that the child's problems will never be important enough for a television movie.
Nora Ephron
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Adolescence Translations

adolescence in French is adolescent
adolescence in Hungarian is kamaszkor

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