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  1. young adult(Noun)

    A person who has achieved sexual maturity but whose character and personality are still developing as they gain experience


  1. Young adult

    A young/prime adult, according to Erik Erikson's stages of human development, is generally a person in the age range of 20 to 40, whereas an adolescent is a person aging from 13 to 19, although definitions and opinions vary. The young adult stage in human development precedes middle adulthood. A person in the middle adulthood stage ages from 40 to 64. In maturity, a person is 65 years old or older.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Young Adult

    A person between 19 and 24 years of age.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of young adult in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of young adult in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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