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immaturity

[ im-uh-choor-i-tee, -toor-, -tyoor-, -chur- ]
/ ˌɪm əˈtʃʊər ɪ ti, -ˈtʊər-, -ˈtyʊər-, -ˈtʃɜr- /
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noun, plural im·ma·tu·ri·ties for 2.
a state or condition of being immature: the immaturity of one's behavior; the immaturity of a country's technology.
an immature action or attitude.
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Origin of immaturity

1530–40; immature + -ity, probably reflecting Latin immātūritās untimely haste, unripeness
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