Definition of chronological age
- His chronological age is five, but his mental age is three—he thinks and behaves like a three-year-old.
: of, relating to, or arranged in or according to the order of time
: the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests
: one of the stages of life
: the length of an existence extending from the beginning to any given time
: to become old : show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age
: to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time
: to cause to become old
: aggregate : collection
: action : process
: cumulative result of
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