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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.
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  • 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 ...

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* 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


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  • Japan eyes halving tuna catch next year
    The Fisheries Agency is planning to propose rules at an international conference in September that would greatly reduce the catch of immature Pacific bluefin tuna, according to sources Read more on this news related to 'Immature'
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    An immature, plumage blue grosbeak was seen among a flock of over 50 indigo buntings at Morrill’s Farm in Penacook on Aug. 17. Read more on this news related to 'Immature'
  • Ghulam Nabi Azad's remarks on Afzal Guru's execution immature: Farooq Abdullah
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