That would not be an admission of weakness, but a sign of wisdom and maturity.
For Giannini, it was maturity made plain in the bright light of day.
The court ruled she lacked the maturity to make her own medical decisions.
(5) Adjust interest and maturity on loans so monthly payment does not exceed 30 percent of income.
One would have thought that in response Obama, with his steely calm, would enter the fray and call for maturity.
She was just reaching the maturity of womanhood, barely thirty-one, and had yet to know the meaning of love's real glory.
This was apparently of a man not much, if any, past maturity.
And that leads me to say that men often remind me of pears in their way of coming to maturity.
Seven children were born to them, of whom five lived to maturity.
They both were late in coming to maturity, and psychical ripeness was much behind even the physical.
early 15c., "maturity of character;" mid-15c., "ripeness," from Middle French maturité and directly from Latin maturitatem (nominative maturitas) "ripeness," from maturus "ripe" (see mature (v.)). Financial sense "state of being due for payment" is from 1815.
maturity ma·tu·ri·ty (mə-tyur'ĭ-tē, -tur'-, -chur'-)
The state or quality of being fully grown or developed.
The state or quality of being mature.