HyperDic: adulthood

English > 2 senses of the word adulthood:
NOUNtimeadulthood, maturitythe period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
stateadulthoodthe state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
adulthood > pronunciation
Soundsahdah'lthhuh.d
Rhymesallgood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > adulthood: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed.
Synonymmaturity
Partsdrinking ageThe age at which is legal for a person to buy alcoholic beverages
fifties, mid-fiftiesThe time of life between 50 and 60
forties, mid-fortiesThe time of life between 40 and 50
majority, legal ageThe age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs
middle ageThe time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
teensThe time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
thirties, mid-thirties, thirty-somethingThe time of life between 30 and 40
twenties, mid-twentiesThe time of life between 20 and 30
voting ageThe age at which a person is old enough to vote in public elections
Narrowerprime, prime of lifeThe time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
Broadertime of lifeA period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
Spanishedad adulta, madurez
Catalanedat adulta, maduresa
Nounsadultany mature animal
adulta fully developed person from maturity onward
English > adulthood: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity.
NarrowermanhoodThe state of being a man
parenthood, parentageThe state of being a parent
womanhood, muliebrityThe state of being an adult woman
Broadermaturity, maturenessstate of being mature / mature
Spanishadultez, madurez, mayoría de edad
Catalanadultesa, majoria d'edat
Nounsadultany mature animal
adulta fully developed person from maturity onward

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