Synonyms and Antonyms of young
being in the early stage of life, growth, or development <a young cat requires more food than an older one> <a young tree that will eventually reach 50 feet tall> Synonyms adolescent, immature, juvenile, youngish, youthful Related Words ephebic, minor, preteen, subadult, teenage (or teenaged), underage; embryonic, emergent; callow, green, inexperienced, puerile, raw; babyish, childish, childlike, infantile, infantine, kiddish; undeveloped, unfinished, unfledged, unformed, unripe, unripened; blooming, blossoming, burgeoning, flourishing, flowering Near Antonyms aged, aging (or ageing), ancient, elderly, geriatric, long-lived, old, older, oldish, senescent, senior; full-blown, full-fledged; golden, mellow, ripe, ripened; middle-aged; anile, decrepit, doddering, over-the-hill, senile, spavined, tottery Antonyms adult, grown-up, mature, matured
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