What does the word youthful mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Youthfulness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Youthfully.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to youth; being still young.

Usage examples for youthful

  1. This was a good general principle, no doubt, for a youthful officer; but as one who expected to rise to power and influence in his native land, something more definite would ultimately be required of him. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. Her sorrows, the depression of her spirits, were forgotten, and she assumed all the simplicity and the vivacity of a youthful mind. – The Love Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft to Gilbert Imlay by Mary Wollstonecraft Roger Ingpen
  3. In fact, although she was ten years older than her brother, she had more sympathy with modern books and with youthful fancies than he had. – Charles Lamb by Barry Cornwall