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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Darla Jones:

    I don't think I'll be able to watch the entire thing. I don't think that's a visual I can handle as a mother ... as a young adult that has a lot of life to live.

  2. Mark Hatch:

    On occasion, these can be very positive statements that allow the Admission Committee to see strong moral conviction and how a young adult takes responsibility and owns a mistake.

  3. Brandon Hayes-Lattin:

    Cancer can throw a wrench in that to a substantial degree, what makes it challenging for adolescent and young adult patients that's different from younger patients and older patients is that there are some really unique things that face this group.

  4. Karen Effinger:

    I hope these studies will inform patients and physicians about some of the potential problems survivors face and will help to encourage better surveillance, in adolescent and young adult patients, we need to continue to research the spectrum of late effects.

  5. Popstar Demi Lovato:

    I have a younger, young adult fan base, and so yes, it will reach a lot of younger people, but I’ve also had some of my fans’ parents tell me and confide in me, or even people who don’t have young kids, they’ve told me that my book has helped them, or speaking out has really helped them as well.

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