Double click on any word to get a popup explanation of the word and sample sentences
Dictionary | Wikipedia | Synonyms | Quotation | News

Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Immature'

Immature Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    immature adj
  1. characteristic of a lack of maturity; "immature behavior" [ant: mature]
  2. lacking in development; "immature plans"; "an unformed character" [syn: unformed]
  3. (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people" [syn: young] [ant: old]
  4. not fully developed or mature; not ripe; "unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood" [syn: green, unripe, unripened] [ant: ripe]
  5. not yet mature [ant: mature]
  6. (of birds) not yet having developed feathers; "a small unfledged sparrow on the window sill" [syn: unfledged] [ant: fledged]
Immature Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Immature \Im`ma*ture"\, a. [L. immaturus; pref. im- not + maturus mature, ripe. See Mature.]
  1. Not mature; unripe; not arrived at perfection of full development; crude; unfinished; as, immature fruit; immature character; immature plans. ``An ill-measured and immature counsel.'' --Bacon.
  2. Premature; untimely; too early; as, an immature death. [R.] --Jer. Taylor.
See more meaning on Immature...

Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Immature'

  • Immature ovum: An immature ovum is a cell that goes through the process of oogenesis to become an ovum . It can be either an oogonium , oocyte and an ...

Words and phrases related to 'Immature'

'Immature' in famous quotation sentence

* The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one. - J. D. Salinger

Click here for more related quotations on 'Immature'

Immature Sample Sentences in News

Want to be famous? Add your definition to the meaning of 'Immature'

Search for more meaning of 'Immature' on the web