What does the word immature mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Immaturity.

  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Not mature; undeveloped.

Usage examples for immature

  1. They wanted something short and lyrical, and most of my verses were either too long, or else, I thought, too immature to be published. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  2. Mary Creagh had been a beautiful girl, with a look of motherliness even in her immature girlhood. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  3. I was a man, and a man must face with fortitude and resolution whatever vicissitudes the immediate future may bring forth- else he is no man; but what of these tender and immature young females who had been entrusted to my keeping? – Fibble, D. D. by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb