Origin of immature
Examples from the Web for immature
When I was younger, my friends and I used to make short films with camcorders—inappropriate, gross, immature, violent films.Adrian Grenier Talks the Economy, the ‘Entourage’ Movie, and the HBO Series’ Alleged ‘Misogyny’|Marlow Stern|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a time he had a crush on a girl in our class who thought he was an immature goofball.Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve's Epic Friendship and the Greatest Williams Story Ever Told|Marlow Stern|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In ways large and small, devious and immature, ingenious and inspiring, she struggled to escape.
Boland is an immature kid with a lean, unsmiling face, ice-blue eyes, and wavy blond hair.One Red Rose for the Green Kid Who Won the Kentucky Derby|Red Smith|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Americans are terrified of death, and often demonstrate an immature refusal to accept it.New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life|David Masciotra|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Immature: Resembles adult, but lighter and more rufous in color; wings and rump paler, wings edged with rufous buff.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3|Rollin H. Baker
Hes from a year to two years behind us, and he is the youngest and most immature in the party.The Last of the Flatboats|George Cary Eggleston
This was an immature female, presumably metamorphosed late in the summer of 1948.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog|Henry S. Fitch
I admitted that I had felt that desire a year ago—when I was only seventeen and my mind was immature.May Iverson's Career|Elizabeth Jordan
But only superficial and immature minds will attach much weight to questionings and reasonings of this kind.Theism|Robert Flint
British Dictionary definitions for immature
Word Origin and History for immature
1540s, "untimely, premature," from Latin immaturus "untimely, unripe," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + maturus (see mature (v.)). In 16c., usually in reference to early death; modern sense of "not fully developed" first recorded 1640s. In reference to mentalities or behaviors not considered age-appropriate, from 1920.