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Synonyms for adolescence
ˌæd lˈɛs ənsado·les·cence

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  1. adolescencenoun

    teendom, teenhood

  2. adolescencenoun

    The transitional period of physical and psychological development between childhood and maturity.

    During adolescence, the body and mind go through many complex changes, some of which are difficult to deal with.

    teendom, teenhood

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adolescencenoun

    the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

  2. adolescencenoun

    in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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  1. adolescencenoun

    youth, juvenility, minority, juniority, nonage, teens, prime of life, flower of life, bloom of life

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  1. adolescencenoun

    nonage, juniority, minority, youth

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  1. Matthew Davis:

    The time to respond to bullying, and to support victims of bullying, is during adolescence when it occurs, don’t wait to see whether it gets better ; make sure the teen bullying victim knows that he/she is not to blame.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.

  3. Kieran Dowd and colleagues:

    If mothers do not currently perceive their child’s weight as problematic, they are less likely to seek or implement any intervention to address this, it is likely then that the child will continue to gain weight throughout childhood, adolescence and into adulthood.

  4. Isabel Morales-Munoz:

    We want to highlight that this is a very novel finding and this has not been reported before, thus there is no previous evidence to support these findings, and further research examining the specific stages of sleep development in childhood are needed, however, these findings might be explained by the fact that sleep highly varies in early childhood( compared to later stages, such as adolescence and adulthood), and that specific sleep patterns might have different significance and effects at specific stages of the child ´ s development.

  5. Renee Engeln:

    Adolescence is where the trouble really starts.

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    An antonym for "Prosperous"?
    • A. flourishing
    • B. palmy
    • C. achromatic
    • D. comfortable

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