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Noun: adolescence  ,a-du'le-s(u)n(t)s
  1. The time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
  2. The state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

Sounds like: adolescents

Derived forms: adolescences

Type of: immatureness, immaturity, time of life

Part of: youth

Encyclopedia: Adolescence