adjective, ma·tur·er, ma·tur·est.
- having attained definitive form or function, as by maturation of an epithelium from a basal layer.
- having attained the end stage of a normal or abnormal biological process: a mature boil.
verb (used with object), ma·tured, ma·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), ma·tured, ma·tur·ing.
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Examples from the Web for maturest
Kants transcendentalism, in its maturest form, is genuinely phenomenalist in character.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
This Weimar series, executed in encaustic painting, is artistically the maturest that he ever did.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 2 (of 4)|Richard Muther
By way of foil, the speeches of Menenius give dignified expression to the maturest political wisdom.A Life of William Shakespeare|Sidney Lee
Of the three, Schandorph seems altogether the maturest mind and furnishes the most finished and satisfactory work.Essays on Scandinavian Literature|Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
It thus occupied the maturest years of Augustine's life—from his fifty-ninth to his seventy-second year.The City of God, Volume I|Aurelius Augustine
British Dictionary definitions for maturest
- fully developed or differentiateda mature cell
- fully grown; adulta mature animal