Origin of adolescent
OTHER WORDS FROM adolescentad·o·les·cent·ly, adverbpost·ad·o·les·cent, adjective, nounsub·ad·o·les·cent, adjective, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH adolescentadolescence, adolescents
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How to use adolescent in a sentence
For 30 years I’ve been studying 18-to-29-year-olds, an age group I call “emerging adults” to describe their in-between status as no longer adolescents, but not fully adult.Yes, More And More Young Adults Are Living With Their Parents – But Is That Necessarily Bad?|LGBTQ-Editor|October 17, 2020|No Straight News
The film mostly covers this mismatch with reference to adolescent mental health, but it’s also worth considering how it can distort our sense of right and wrong.Does Social Media Poison Everything? - Facts So Romantic|Scott Koenig|October 6, 2020|Nautilus
He wanted to see if stress affects the brains of adolescents and adults differently.Puberty may reboot the brain and behaviors|Esther Landhuis|August 27, 2020|Science News For Students
Her work focuses on such effects in children and adolescents.A bit of stress may help young people build resilience|Esther Landhuis|August 27, 2020|Science News For Students
Most adolescent humans will have DNA marks that are in one pattern, while humans nearing 65 or 70 show a different pattern of DNA marks.To figure out your dog’s ‘real’ age, you’ll need a calculator|Bethany Brookshire|August 12, 2020|Science News For Students
But for adolescent inmates, says U. S. Attorney Preet Bharara, “Rikers Island is broken.”Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What is new, however, is the role that technology is playing in adolescent sexuality.Sexting Is the New ‘First Base’|Russell Saunders|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An investment in creating a non-violent world for adolescent girls will have many positive impacts.
Adolescent girls are one of the most vulnerable populations in the world.
A rite of passage solely reserved for adolescent girls, the painful custom is believed to be as old as the local creation myth.Facial Tattoos: The Tribal Female Rite in Papua New Guinea|Brandon Presser|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And could it not be extended from its present limited range until it reached practically the whole adolescent community?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
It has come to the notice of the Committee that many parents are conniving at the practice of having liquor at adolescent parties.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
I know of nothing better for the adolescent child than to teach him how properly to manicure his own nails.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
Despite all of his reading, Dorothy's marriage made her, in his brown adolescent eyes, wholly intangible.Mountain|Clement Wood
Such was my mad, adolescent prayer, while the stars seemed to answer in sympathetic silence.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp