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He tells her about his divorce from his ex-wife, his two adult sons.

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Their computers spent nearly 9,000 hours running equations, and their model, published in August as a preprint, shows that if there is only a low supply of vaccine at first, older adults should be prioritized if the goal is to reduce deaths.

One 16-year-old told police it was “obvious” she and a friend who met Erasquin were not adults.

The only thing successful about Thursday’s news conference, Kimmel argued, was the fact that it did not take place in the parking lot next to an adult shop.

In that way it’s like learning a language—children can assimilate the game’s complex rules and action much more intuitively and quickly than an adult.

It is hardly a rejection of adulthood, rather a momentary escape from routine.

To appreciate the Palmer paradox, it's important to understand that Palmer's childhood and young adulthood were dichotomous.

The moral duties and doubts of adulthood are swapped out for the histrionic creeds of adolescence.

The play, set in 1982, depicts the struggles of three privileged slackers to come to terms with impending adulthood.

As an adulthood now living out his passion, his dedication sometimes borders on obsession.

No one of these characters alone was accepted as proof of adulthood but only the three in combination.

Reproductive-wise, there is no question as to adulthood; each of the four females was pregnant.

The idea of education as preparation and of adulthood as a fixed limit of growth are two sides of the same obnoxious untruth.

The Youth, advanced to adulthood, proceeded to steal things of still greater value.

Dombey and Son is full of appeals for the tender sympathy of adulthood for childhood.

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On this page you'll find 179 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adulthood, such as: life, maturity, old age, youth, adolescence, and boyhood.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.