characteristic of a lack of maturity
(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
green, unripe, unripened, immature(adj)
not fully developed or mature; not ripe
"unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood"
not yet mature
(of birds) not yet having developed feathers
"a small unfledged sparrow on the window sill"
Not fully formed or developed, unripe.
Childish in behavior.
not mature; unripe; not arrived at perfection of full development; crude; unfinished; as, immature fruit; immature character; immature plans
premature; untimely; too early; as, an immature death
Origin: [L. immaturus; pref. im- not + maturus mature, ripe. See Mature.]
Immature is an American R&B group, managed by record producer Chris Stokes. Its members include Marques "Batman" Houston, Jerome "Romeo" Jones, and Kelton "LDB" Kessee, all natives of Los Angeles, California, where the group was formed. The group released four albums under the Immature moniker including On Our Worst Behavior in 1992 which included former member Don "Half Pint" Santos, later replaced by Kessee, Playtyme Is Over in 1994, then We Got It in 1995 and finally in 1997 released the album, The Journey. In 1999, the group changed their name to IMx marking 10 years of being a group and released two studio albums Introducing IMx and IMx, and then released a Greatest Hits album in 2001. The group also branched out into film and television before disbanding in 2002. In 2010, Houston announced on 106 & Park that the group were planning to record another group album together for 2011.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
im-a-tūr′, Immatured, im-a-tūrd′, adj. not ripe: not perfect: come before the natural time.—adv. Immature′ly.—ns. Immature′ness, Immatur′ity.
The numerical value of immature in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of immature in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Immature poets imitate mature poets steal.
You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.
Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.
Immature love says 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
Immature love says, 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says, 'I need you because I love you.'
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- immadurCatalan, Valencian
- nezralý, nedospělýCzech
- umoden, infantilDanish
- inmaduro, inmaturoSpanish
- lapsellinen, epäkypsäFinnish
- immature, vertFrench
- infantile, immaturo, acerboItalian
- 未熟, 大人げないJapanese
- kānewha, pangoreMāori
- umoden, umogenNorwegian Nynorsk
- infantil, imaturoPortuguese
- неспелый, незрелыйRussian
- còn non nớtVietnamese
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