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Synonyms for juvenile
ˈdʒu və nl, -ˌnaɪlju·ve·nile

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. juvenile

    That which is new has lately come into existence, possession, or use; a new house is just built, or in a more general sense is one that has just come into the possession of the present owner or occupant. Modern denotes that which has begun to exist in the present age, and is still existing; recent denotes that which has come into existence within a comparatively brief period, and may or may not be existing still. Modern history pertains to any period since the middle ages; modern literature, modern architecture, etc., are not strikingly remote from the styles and types prevalent to-day. That which is late is somewhat removed from the present, but not far enough to be called old. That which is recent is not quite so sharply distinguished from the past as that which is new; recent publications range over a longer time than new books. That which is novel is either absolutely or relatively unprecedented in kind; a novel contrivance is one that has never before been known; a novel experience is one that has never before occurred to the same person; that which is new may be of a familiar or even of an ancient sort, as a new copy of an old book. Young and youthful are applied to that which has life; that which is young is possessed of a comparatively new existence as a living thing, possessing actual youth; that which is youthful manifests the attributes of youth. (Compare YOUTHFUL.) Fresh applies to that which has the characteristics of newness or youth, while capable of deterioration by lapse of time; that which is unworn, unspoiled, or unfaded; as, a fresh countenance, fresh eggs, fresh flowers. New is opposed to old, modern to ancient, recent to remote, young to old, aged, etc.

    See synonyms for OLD.

    Synonyms:
    fresh, late, modern, new, new-fangled, new-fashioned, new-made, novel, recent, upstart, young, youthful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. juvenile

    Synonyms:
    youthful, young, infantine, boyish, girlish, early, immature, adolescent, pubescent, childish, puerile

    Antonyms:
    mature, later, manly, womanly, elderly, aged, senile, anile, superannuated, adult

Princeton's WordNet

  1. juvenile, juvenile personadjective

    a young person, not fully developed

    Synonyms:
    juvenile person

    Antonyms:
    adult, grownup, mature

  2. juvenileadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people

    "juvenile diabetes"; "juvenile fashions"

    Synonyms:
    adolescent, jejune, puerile

    Antonyms:
    grownup, adult, mature

  3. adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerileadjective

    displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

    "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes"

    Synonyms:
    teen, teenaged, insubstantial, teenage, insipid, adolescent, jejune, puerile

    Antonyms:
    adult, grownup, mature

Editors Contribution

  1. young and foolish

    immature; childish; infantile

    his juvenile tantrums are not in keeping with his age..

    Submitted by rinat on June 7, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. juvenileadjective

    Synonyms:
    young, youthful, childish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. juvenileadjective

    Synonyms:
    youthful, young, immature

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Juvenile":

    Juvinile, Terius Gray, Juve

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How to use juvenile in a sentence?

  1. Craig Downs:

    Oxybenzone is really toxic to the juvenile form of corals, and that's consistent with the dogma of toxicology that juveniles are usually a thousand times more sensitive to the toxic effects of a chemical than a parent.

  2. Rupert Werff:

    This is a very exciting but nerve-wracking time for us, the first juvenile allosaurus was just a couple of limb bones and three ribs, so this is by far the most intact specimen.

  3. Agnes Bangiricenge:

    After a hearing...the juvenile judge provisionally released them.

  4. Susan Jobling:

    This research helps further our understanding of these legacy industrial chemical pollutants and the effects that different levels of exposure, in complex mixtures, may have, learning more about PCB exposure in juvenile animals is vital, so that we can try to mitigate the impact of these dangerous chemicals on populations and help protect the future status of marine mammals in U.K. waters.

  5. Malika Saada Saar:

    Girls are the fastest growing numbers in the juvenile justice system, and it's not because they are becoming more violent or gang members. It is because they are sexually abused.

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