maturity


maturity
noun
1 adult behaviour/behavior
ADJECTIVE
great, growing, increasing, new-found

I can see an increasing maturity in how she understands the world.

artistic, emotional, intellectual
VERB + MATURITY
have
demonstrate, display, show

She has shown great maturity in her life choices.

gain, grow in

These latest paintings show how the artist has really grown in maturity.

lack
2 full growth
ADJECTIVE
full

It can take years for these plants to reach full maturity.

physical, psychological, sexual
VERB + MATURITY
attain, come to, grow to, reach
approach, near

The insects lay eggs when they approach maturity.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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