Such a mode of payment as was now proposed ought to be sanctioned only upon the maturest deliberation.
The disciple's maturest manhood is only the perfection of his childhood.
This Weimar series, executed in encaustic painting, is artistically the maturest that he ever did.
Romans, we must defer th' important question; maturest councils must determine on it.
The latter is alone genuinely Critical, and presents Kants teaching in its maturest form.
The pragmatic knowledge of the early days differs scarcely at all in character from that of the maturest phases of culture.
It thus occupied the maturest years of Augustine's life—from his fifty-ninth to his seventy-second year.
Of the three, Schandorph seems altogether the maturest mind and furnishes the most finished and satisfactory work.
The maturest Greek philosophy regards eternity as the divine mode of existence, while mortals are born, live, and die in time.
It is remarkable that some of the most lively productions of several great writers have been the work of their maturest 176 age.
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.