In the conquest there was no elation such as might have existed for maturer women.
In his boyhood Somers was a poet; in his maturer years the friend of poets.
She had written from the age of seven verses which would hardly have discredited her maturer years.
The toys of childhood become the tools of our maturer years.
His maturer poems are filled with deep-thoughted lines, phrases of high aspiration and soul-stirring ecstasies.
Should this face, then, be hereafter regarded as that of her playmate in his maturer years?
You came to me with all your infant troubles—and in our maturer years, have we not shared all our thoughts?
Young as she was, Helen's mind was maturer than might have been supposed.
And had he been urged in maturer life to study the art of composition, most likely he would have frowned on his adviser.
A touch of Circe's wand changed them into their semblance of maturer years.
late 14c., "encourage suppuration;" mid-15c. "bring to maturity," from Latin maturare "to ripen, bring to maturity," from maturus "ripe, timely, early," related to manus "good" and mane "early, of the morning," from PIE root *ma- "good," with derivatives meaning "occurring at a good moment, timely, seasonable, early." Meaning "come or bring to maturity" is from 1620s. The financial sense of "reach the time for payment" is from 1861. Related: Matured; maturing.
mid-15c., "ripe," also "careful, well-considered," from Latin maturus "ripe, timely, early" (see mature (v.)).
mature ma·ture (mə-tyur', -tur', -chur')
Having reached full natural growth or development.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of full mental or physical development.