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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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  • Young bald eagle released after injury recovery
    NORTH THETFORD, Vt. (AP) — An immature bald eagle is back in the wild after being nursed back to health by a Vermont organization that cares for injured birds. Read more on this news related to 'Immature'
  • Capt's statement of finance emergency Immature and thoughtless: Majith
    Amritsar, Apr 11 : Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia also today attacked former Chief Minister and Congress candidate for Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Captain Amarinder Singh for making statement on finance emergency in the state. Read more on this news related to 'Immature'
  • Arun Jaitley calls Rahul Gandhi 'immature'; says comment on Modi's marriage shows desperation
    Arun Jaitley calls Rahul Gandhi 'immature'; says comment on Modi's marriage shows desperation Read more on this news related to 'Immature'

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