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maturity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of maturity

  1. 1 the state of being fully grown or developed <people are legally considered to have reached maturity at the age of 18 in the United States> Synonyms adulthood, adultness, majority Related Words manhood, womanhood; bloom, flush, heyday, prime; autumn, middle age, midlife Near Antonyms babyhood, infancy, toddlerhood; adolescence, childhood, youth Antonyms immaturity, minority, nonage

  2. 2 the state of being an old person <special senior citizen discounts are one advantage of maturity> Synonyms age, agedness, elderliness, ancientnessRelated Words senectitude; venerableness; anecdotage, anility, caducity, dotage, second childhood, senescence, senility; feebleness, infirmityNear Antonyms freshness, prime, youthfulness; adolescence, immaturity, juvenility, minority, nonageAntonyms youngness, youth





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